UPDATE: Upcoming Summer CME Meeting – Sandestin Resort – June 4-7

We are hopeful that regularly scheduled meetings will be back on track by early summer.  We are in constant communication with the resort property, faculty and our partner (the Georgia Primary Care Association) for the June meeting. 

The GAFP has made the decision to offer a full refund for this meeting if it is canceled, rescheduled or moved to a different format. 

Currently, the hotel cancellation policy is to refund all required deposits for any cancellations or changes received seven days in advance of your arrival date. 

We will continue to update you as we consult with both Georgia and local Florida public health officials and our faculty and will let you know if we need to postpone this meeting or move it to a different format.  We will update members by email as well as on our website – www.gafp.org


Georgia Academy of Family Physicians’ & Georgia Primary Care Association 2020 Summer Family Medicine CME Weekend

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2020 Summer Meeting Prelimnary Agenda

Thursday, June 4, 2020 – Sunday, June 7, 2020
Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, Destin, FL

This year’s joint meeting of the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP) and the Georgia Primary Care Association (GPCA) will address a wide array of clinical topics and best practices. Mark your calendars now and make plans to join us for this opportunity to earn up to 36 AAFP Prescribed Credits* and 18.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

*Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Deadline for early bird registration is April 1, 2020.

Online Registration Closes May 18th and only onsite registrations will be accepted after that date


Accommodations:

​Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort offers the most desirable year-round sand, surf and golf vacation experience in the Southeast for families and groups. It is the region’s only resort to offer both beach and bay access. Sandestin offers incomparable golf, including the Raven Golf Club, expanded tennis and a broad range of recreational activities. Accommodations can be found in a wide variety of rental units, ranging from condominiums and villas to large single-family homes. Sandestin has embarked on the most unique development program in Northwest Florida. The resort’s 28-acre Village of Baytowne Wharf offers guests shopping, dining and entertainment options with its 30 unique retail offerings, restaurants, eateries and bars. The resort also features the 168-unit Grand Sandestin and the Baytowne Conference Center, which features the Magnolia Ballroom, the largest ballroom in Northwest Florida on the Gulf Coast.

Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy West
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
(800) 622-1038
Group Code: 24255V

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The following group room rates are available for GAFP attendees:

  • SanDestin Grande located at The Village of Baytowne Wharf: $235 and up
  • Luau located beachside: $245 and up
  • Bayside at Sandestin located next to the conference center: $179

The deadline for reservations is May 13, 2020 and after that reservations will be accepted on a space available basis at the hotel’s published rate.

Check in: Check in time is 4 pm and check out is 11 am.

Parking: Free self-parking


Educational Information: 

Program Objectives:

Physicians will receive current information on diverse medical subjects pertinent to patient care.  Subject material was chosen based on assessed needs, current research and future trends.  This educational program was developed by family physicians for family physicians. 

Educational Objectives:

This activity was developed for family physicians, and may be appropriate for other primary care physicians, midlevel clinicians, office staff, and other healthcare professionals interested in improving patient care.

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to 1) identify family medicine practices that are relevant to the well-being of their patient population, 2) recognize and describe current diseases, and offer proper diagnosis, management and treatment options to patients and their families, and 3) apply evidence-based treatments to effectively manage patient care.

*Program topics subject to change

Special Needs:  The GAFP wishes to ensure that no individual with a disability is excluded, denied services, or otherwise treated differently from other individuals because of the absence of auxiliary aids or services.  If you need assistance or services as identified in the American Disabilities Act, please contact us no later than May 20, 2020 in order for us to make appropriate arrangements. 


Accreditation and Credit:

AMA:

The Georgia Academy of Family Physicians is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Georgia Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

AOA: This program has been reviewed and it is acceptable for up to 18.5 credits in Category 2-A by the American Osteopathic Association.


Conference Information & Social Activities:

Thursday Evening, June 4: Welcome Reception – 6:00pm – 7:30pm.

Mingle with your peers and families as you take in the breath-taking views of the Gulf of Mexico.

Friday Evening, June 5: Sandals & Sandcastles – 7:00pm – 8:30pm.

Sandcastle building competitions bring out the kid in everyone. Join us on the beautiful shores of the Gulf and demonstrate your sandcastle building artistry. Professional sandcastle artist will be onsite to provide tools and guidance for this crowd-pleasing competition.  Join us for our family-friendly bonfire during the Summer CME Meeting. A weather call will be made by 4 p.m. on the day of the competition.

Click here to view the GAFP 2020 Summer Meeting Brochure