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Ransone to lead national physicians’ group

Dr. Sterling N. Ransone Jr. of Cobbs Creek, was elected by the American Academy of Family Physicians’ Congress of Delegates as its president-elect.

The AAFP represents 136,700 physicians and medical students nationwide. As an AAFP board member, Ransone advocates on behalf of family physicians and patients across the country to inspire positive changes in the U.S. health care system. He will serve as president-elect, president and board chair of the AAFP over the next three years.

Ransone is a third-generation family physician and has practiced rural medicine for more than 20 years. He is the physician practice director at Riverside Fishing Bay Family Practice in Deltaville.

In addition to his office practice, Ransone is an assistant clinical professor of family medicine and population health at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. He previously held the role of chief resident of family medicine at Riverside Family Medicine Center in Newport News. He volunteers as the...

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