Dr. Wagner named president
Tommy Wagner, M.D. of Manila was installed president of the Arkansas Chapter, American Academy of Family Physicians in Little Rock at the Academy's Annual Scientific Assembly held Aug. 3-6.
Doctor Wagner is a native of Manila and graduated from Arkansas State University. He received his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 2002 and completed a Residency in Family Medicine at AHEC Family Medicine Program -- UAMS in 2005. He practices medicine at Wagner Medical Clinic and is very active in the AAFP and in governmental affairs pertaining to medicine.
He has served on the AR AFP Board since 2005, is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine and resides in Manila with his wife Heather and two children. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoys golf and hunting.
The Arkansas Chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians is headquartered in Little Rock and has 1380 family physicians, residents and medical students as members. The AR AFP is the state chapter of the nations largest medical specialty society with nearly 125,000 members nationwide and is the only medical society devoted solely to primary care. The AAFP was the first national medical specialty organization to require its members to complete a minimum of 150 hours of continuing medical education every three years.