Dr. Sterling Ransone, Jr. has assumed the role of the president of the American Academy of Family Physicians which represents over 133k physicians and medical students across the nation.
Being a third-generation family physician, Ransone has been practicing rural medicine for over 20 years. He is currently the physician practice director at Riverside Fishing Bay Family Practice which is located in Deltaville. Also, he is an assistant clinical professor of family medicine and population health at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Prior to that, he was the chief resident of family medicine at Riverside Family Medicine Center in Newport News, Virginia. Dr. Ransone has been a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians since 1995. Moreover, he was a Virginia delegate to the AAFP Congress of Delegates for 10 years.
He was also a member of the Commission on Membership and Member Services and as liaison to the Commission on Continuing Professional Development and Health of the Public and Science, and Quality and Practice.
He has been the chapter president, vice president and had a board chair at the Virginia Academy of Family Physicians and established its political action committee, FamDocPAC and served as its first leader.
Dr. Ransone earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia of Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.
Source: American Academy of Family Physicians