CME Information

GAFP Annual Scientific Assembly

Attend the GAFP’s 2014 Scientific Assembly in Atlanta, GA
Friday, November 14 - Sunday, November 16!

Register Now!

Be prepared to energize your outlook and refresh your knowledge of clinical topics important to family physicians, earn up to 20 CME credits, and explore a new location!  This year’s meeting will be held at a brand new location, the Westin Buckhead in Atlanta, GA, and you should plan to….

  • Discover emerging health information
  • Explore common clinical issues that are unique to family medicine
  • Develop strategies to diagnose and treat both conventional and atypical conditions

Learn from leading experts in family medicine and other adult specialties on autism, nutrition issues related to gastric bypass, adolescent immunizations, obesity, overactive bladder, cardiovascular screenings, diabetes, pain management, healthcare reform, contract negotiations, and a lot more. Click here to view the Preliminary Schedule!

We will also be offering a DOT Medical Examiner Training Course in conjunction with the meeting on Saturday, November 15th from 8:30am to 3:30pm. To register for the training, click the Register Now link above. You may select to register for the Saturday DOT Training ONLY or you may include it as an add-on to full meeting registration.

Rates at the Westin Buckhead begin at $140. For reservations call 404-365-0065 or 800-253-1397. Request the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians room block-available until October 16, 2014. You may also book a room online by clicking here. GAFP room rates are automatically applied.

August 13, 2014

Attention Members Receiving their Degree of Fellow: Attend the Convocation Ceremony at the Annual Meeting

Did you complete your Fellows Application…but you haven’t taken the oath?

Or

Would you like to become a Fellow?

Come and Join Us in November!

~ Degree of Fellow Convocation Ceremony at the GAFP Annual Meeting ~

The Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP) will hold a Convocation Ceremony at its Annual Meeting, Sunday, November 16, for members eligible to receive their Degree of Fellow.   The deadline to apply for the Degree of Fellow for this year is September 30.  All approved applicants, whether approved this year or in the past but have not yet convocated, will be eligible to take their oath and receive their degree of Fellow at our meeting.

In addition, to register for the GAFP Annual Meeting and Scientific Assembly, go to www.gafp.org and sign up online.  If you have any questions, call the GAFP office at 800-392-3841. 

Application Requirements

Any Active, Life or Inactive member, with dues and re-elections in good standing, may, upon application to the American Academy of Family Physicians, be elected to receive the Degree of Fellow upon fulfilling the following requirements:

  1. Member must have held Active membership for six years, or held a combination of Resident and Active membership for a total of six years.
  1. Accrue a grand total of 100 points as defined by this application. Cite experiences and activities in the following areas: Life-Long Learning, Practice Quality and Improvement, Volunteer Teaching, Public Service, Publishing and Research, and Service to the Specialty.
  1. Submit a one-time fee of $195.

To submit online go to this link on the AAFP website: http://www.aafp.org/about/membership/services/degree-of-fellow.html. If you need assistance, please contact the AAFP Fellowship Coordinator, Heather Ynda by phone (1-800-274-2237, ext. 6821) or email (hynda@aafp.org).

September 22, 2014

Reporting your CME Credits

You can self report CME credits from any accredited AAFP event by visiting the AAFP site at www.aafp.org and logging into your account. Once logged in, on the left hand navigation bar, select View my CME Record. Then, in the left hand navigation bar, select Report my CME.

As a GAFP member, GAFP staff will submit your credits for all GAFP meetings in which a CME report form has been completed and returned to the GAFP offices.

For further information about reporting CME, contact the AAFP at (800) 274-2237

ABFM Certification\Recertification Exam Information

The American Board of Family Medicine has instituted the Maintenance of Certification Program for Family Physicians (MC-FP) to enhance the clinical excellence of its diplomats. To maintain certification with the ABFM, diplomats will be required to successfully complete the four components of MC-FP prior to the expiration of their certificate. For a full description of MC-FP, click here.

For additional information on MC-FP, you can download the
MC-FP instruction booklet.

American Board of Family Medicine
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Lexington, Kentucky 40511-1247
Phone 859-269-5626 or 888-995-5700

FAX 859-335-7501 or 859-335-7509
Email help@abfm.org

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