Georgia Academy of Family Physicians & Georgia Primary Care Association 2020 Virtual Summer CME Meeting
With the COVID-19 pandemic dominating the news, state shelter-in-place mandates, and our physicians and their clinical teams serving as frontline defenders, the Georgia Academy and our educational partner, the Georgia Primary Care Association (GPCA) have decided to offer our Summer CME Meeting virtually.
Date: Saturday, June 6, 2020
Time: 7 am – 5:00 pm
Physician (AAFP, GAFP, GPCA) Registration Cost: $200.00
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. Join us virtually for this dynamic educational opportunity!
Don’t miss your chance to earn up to 8.25 hours of CME*!
*Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
ABFM Knowledge Self Assessments (KSAs) Update:
In an effort to fully focus on our clinical programming, we will not offer ABFM Knowledge Self Assessments (KSAs) as a part of the one-day virtual meeting. The Education and Research Committee has scheduled the virtual KSAs for the following dates:
• Mental Health in the Community – Monday, June 8, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
• Heart Disease – Tuesday, June 9, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
• Palliative Care – Wednesday, June 10, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Attendees can register for KSAs only using the virtual summer meeting registration site!
Update: Hotel Information
At this time, the hotel cancellation policy is to refund all required deposits for any cancellations or changes received seven days in advance of your arrival date. It is your responsibility to cancel your hotel room at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.
Should you choose to visit Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort sometime between Memorial Day (May 25th) and Labor Day (September 7th), the hotel has agreed to honor the GAFP/GPCA Summer Meeting rates (rates starting at $179). If you have questions about the cancellation policy or to book a future stay, contact the hotel directly at 1-800-320-8115.
The deadline to accept this member benefit is September 7, 2020.
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy West
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Group Code: 24255V
The following group room rates are available for GAFP members:
- 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
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.
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:
The Georgia Academy of Family Physicians is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.