We sometimes refer to APMA as though it's an entity separate from us. In fact, APMA is of, by, and for us. It is our association—our APMA—working for us every day. Many of you are part of that vital work on behalf of your profession. We have 12,500 members and hundreds of volunteers doing everything from representing us to the media to advocating with their legislators. Nearly 200 APMA members serve actively on an APMA committee, and more than 200 sit in the House of Delegates as delegates or alternates.

I've been lucky enough to meet with many of you as I've traveled the country. I've recently been to New York, Ohio, Illinois, and of course Florida for the APMA 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting (The National). It was an outstanding meeting. I extend my sincere gratitude to every APMA member I met along the way. Thanks to your efforts,...

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