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State Advocacy

NEW! 2020 Advocacy

Georgia Academy Support Postpartum Medicaid Extension

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Registration Now Open – Day at the State Capitol – Thursday, March 5, 2020

Registration is now open for GAFP members to join your colleagues to advocate for our profession and our patients at our Legislative Day at the Capitol. This year’s Day at the Capitol will be held at the Freight Depot (next to the State Capitol) on Thursday, March 5, 2020.  You will receive important legislative updates and have the opportunity to visit with Georgia legislators at the Capitol prior to returning to the Freight Depot for lunch. Both your state representative and state senator will be invited to sit with you during the lunch program.  Small travel stipends available for GAFP medical students and family medicine residents.

Registration is free – but you must register before February 24th to be included.  Click here to register

Agenda

8:30 am – 9:15 am          Breakfast/Legislative Priorities

9:15 am – 10:15 am        Policy Briefing

10:15 am – Noon             Legislative Visits at the Capitol

12:15 pm – 2:00 pm       Lunch with Legislators/Wrap Up

Questions?  Contact Fay Fulton at ffulton@gafp.org.

 

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