MAFP inaugurates Dr. Shaffer as president

Todd Shaffer, M.D.
Todd Shaffer, M.D.

Todd D. Shaffer, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.A.F.P., professor of community and family medicine, became president of the Missouri Academy of Family Physicians on June 4 during the organization’s annual meeting at Lake Ozark, Mo.

Shaffer has served as director of the UMKC Family Medicine Residency Program since 2002 and has been a member of the Department of Community and Family Medicine faculty since 1995. He currently leads one of the largest residency programs in the country with 35 residents, three fellows and an integrated MBA program.

He has been a member of the MAFP Education Committee for more than 10 years and was its chairman since 2006-09. He was the MAFP Board Representative for District 7 (Kansas City) from 2004-09.

Shaffer received his undergraduate degree from UMKC and M.D. from the University of Missouri School of Medicine. He completed his residency in family medicine at the UMKC School of Medicine. He also earned his MBA in Physician Healthcare Leadership in a combined Rockhurst University/UMKC program.

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