Promoting Healthcare Excellence & the Betterment of the Health of the People of Delaware

Our members are our lifeblood

There are a number of ways you can be active in the Delaware Academy of Family Physicians- serve on a committee, support a program, attend a CME event or sit on the Board.

The DAFP relies on member volunteers to chair, and sit on, various committees of the organization. Committee Chairs welcome new members, ideas, members and most importantly, enthusiasm!

Active DAFP Committees

To volunteer to serve on one of our committees or for more information, please contact Ray Saputelli, MBA, CAE, DAFP Executive Director at or 302-733-3356.

Chair: Rebecca Jaffe, MD, MPH, FAAFP | Resident Co-Chair: TBD
To review and recommend updates to the Bylaws of the DAFP from time to time as deemed necessary by the Board of Directors of the DAFP, the American Academy of Family Physicians, or by members of the DAFP pursuant to Article XVI of the DAFP Bylaws.


Community Outreach
Chair: Karen Antell, MD, MPH | Resident Co-Chair: TBD
To convey important public health information based on evidence-based medicine guidelines to the citizens of Delaware, and, to address disparities in health care quality and access.


Chair: Omar Khan, MD, MHS, FAAFP | Resident Co-Chair: TBD
To oversee and coordinate the educational activities of the DAFP.


Legislation & Advocacy
Chair: James Gill, MD, MPH, FAAFP | Resident Co-Chair: TBD
To communicate with elected Representatives regarding legislation that the DAFP believes will improve the health of the citizens of Delaware.


Membership & Communication
Chair: TBD | Resident Co-chair: TBD
To communicate with DAFP members and encourage active participation in DAFP activities.


Chair: Bill Funk, MD
The Nominating Committee is to consist of 4 members nominated by the membership at a regular meeting at least 90 days before the annual meeting. Not more than one member may be on the Board of the DAFP. The immediate past president is to serve as a fifth member and chair of the nominating committee. The structure and responsibilities of the Nominating Committee is defined in Article XI, Section 1 of the DAFP Bylaws.


Treasury & Grants
Chair: Rebecca Jaffe, MD | Resident Co-Chair: TBD
To oversee the financial health and position of the DAFP and to produce and maintain regular Treasurer’s Reports


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