Archive for October, 2017

It’s Not Too Late to Register for the 2017 Annual Meeting!

Before it’s too late to get up to 55.5 AAFP Prescribed credits register for this year’s annual meeting and “Boots & Bling” with the Georgia Academy this year. Online registration closes FRIDAY, October 6th.

This year’s meeting will cover current topics and workshops that highlight conditions and diseases affecting our communities.  We will have a lecture track devoted to medical home readiness, a domestic partner abuse track, and a workshop focused on behavioral health.  Additionally, we will offer small group learning sessions focused on physician wellness.

Space is still available in the following KSA (formerly called SAM) modules:

Health Behavior – Thursday, October 26, 8:00 am-10:00 am   

Medical Genomics – Thursday, October 26, 2:00 pm -4:00 pm

Heart Failure – Friday, October 27, 8:30 am – 10:30 pm

Well Child Care – Friday, October 27, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Remember, these KSA modules are worth 8 credits each.

Don’t miss out on the GAFP All Member Party (whether you are attending the Scientific Assembly or not) celebrating GHFA’s “Your Giving is Great Medicine” Capital Campaign Kick Off. “BBQ and Boots” attire is encouraged as we kick off the Capital Campaign with a night of Southern Food and Country Karaoke, Friday, October 27th.

Register today for the Annual Meeting by visiting www.gafp.org or by calling us at 404-321-7445.

Don’t miss the Country Karaoke Show down, register today!

GAFP Annual Financial Report

Under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 6104, tax exempt entities must make their tax returns public and available at the organization’s principal office. The public is free to review the 2014, 2015 and 2016 tax filings for both the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians and the Georgia Healthy Family Alliance during regular business hours – Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. A printed copy can be mailed to you for $10 per filing. For more information contact the GAFP office at (404) 321-7445 or by e-mail at gafp@gafp.org. Changes to fund balance year ended December 31, 2016, and compared to 2015.

View GAFP Annual Financial Report

Jennifer J. Konstanzer Joins the Georgia Healthy Family Alliance as Director of Philanthropy

Jennifer J. Konstanzer Joins the Georgia Healthy Family Alliance as Director of Philanthropy

The Georgia Healthy Family Alliance (GHFA) Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Jennifer Konstanzer has been named the Director of Philanthropy. This new position will support the “Your Giving is Great Medicine” five-year capital campaign aimed at expanding the reach and funding of the Community Health Grant program and Tar Wars in communities where Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP) members live and serve.

Prior to joining GHFA, Jennifer served as an Account Manager, Sales Support Specialist and Program Manager in the Pharmaceutical Industry for over 25 years.

A native of Kentucky, Jennifer is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a B.S. in Public Health. She has lived in Cumming, GA, since 1992 with her husband, who retired from the U.S. Army and also works in the healthcare field. They have an adult daughter who lives in the Atlanta area and one very spoiled dog.

Currently in its “quiet phase,” the five years “Your Giving is Great Medicine” Capital Campaign seeks to further the organizational capacity of the Alliance by securing funding from the health care community at large, foundations and businesses to increase the number of Community Health Grants and Tar Wars presentations in the years ahead.

More campaign details and information on how you can join us to expand the reach of these vital community health initiatives is forthcoming.  We hope you will join us in our efforts to sustain the long-term capacity of GHFA programs. To learn more, Jennifer can be reached via email at jkonstanzer@gafp.org or by calling 404-321-7445.

 

Founded in 1987, the Georgia Healthy Family Alliance, formerly known as the Foundation of the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP), is the philanthropic arm of the GAFP and a charitable public foundation recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.