Final Call for 2019 Committee Appointments – Positions Filling Up

Recruitment for 2019 Georgia Academy Leadership! To:       GAFP Colleague (Active, Life, Resident, Medical Student) From:   Donald L. Fordham, MD, FAAFP – President One of the most important roles serving as your President for this upcoming year is appointing the Committee members for 2019.  I am soliciting your interest in participating on one of the Georgia […]

2019 Committee Chair Appointments Announced

GAFP President, Donald L. Fordham, MD, FAAFP has been hard at work on committee appointments for 2019.  He has appointed all Committee Chairs, Vice Chairs and Co-Chairs and they are listed here: Education & Research                                                   Chair – Theresa Jacobs MD – Conyers Vice Chair – Ken Howard MD – Rome Finance Committee                                                        Chair – Sharon […]

GAFP Member Leads the Formation of the AAFP’s Obstetrics Member Interest Group!

GAFP member, Zita Magloire, MD outreached to GAFP and other AAFP members to secure the needed petitioners in forming a Member Interest Group on Obstetrics!  Dr. Magloire will serve as the Chair of the OB MIG community.  Congratulations Dr. Magloire and thank you for your leadership in this key area of family medicine and securing […]

Don’t Wait. Report on MIPS Measures Today!

Submit your 2018 MIPS performance data to avoid a 5% negative payment adjustment in 2020. Reporting deadline is April 2, 2019. Click the link below to learn more and report your MIPS data. Report Your 2018 MIPS Data

What is Trauma-Informed Care?

Why are health care professionals across the nation embracing trauma-informed care? The Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) posed this question to clinicians and patients to gather first-hand perspectives on the value of trauma-informed care. Trauma-informed care shifts the focus from “What’s wrong with you?” to “What happened to you?” A trauma-informed approach to care […]