Nominations Now Open for 2019 GAFP Awards

To My Colleagues: It’s award nomination season and we’d like you to think about honoring a fellow Georgia family physician, or a deserving student or resident in your program. Please help me and the rest of your Georgia family physicians in recognizing exemplary service to the profession of family medicine and contributions to our State, […]

Sun, Fun, & CME: Registration now open for GAFP’s 2019 Summer CME Meeting!

The Georgia Academy invites you to take advantage of the only early registration discount for the Summer Family Medicine Weekend, June 6-9, at the Omni Amelia Island Resort in Amelia Island, FL. The three-day meeting will provide an overview of clinical topics including: Case Studies on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, and Cancer Screening updates […]

Family Physicians Leading in Advocacy On February 28th over 200 physicians and medical students stormed the State Capitol to bring the Georgia Academy’s legislative priorities to the Georgia General Assembly.  Governor Brian Kemp made welcoming remarks and Medicaid Chief Blake Fulenwider gave the group an update on current state health policy initiatives. GAFP’s current legislative […]

Important reminder: Medicare Payment Survey

To: GAFP Members All active members of the AAFP received an invitation to participate in the AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC) survey for physician office visits (99202-99205, 99211-99215) and a new prolonged services code (99XXX). The invitation and link to the survey came from AAFP President Dr. John Cullen. The subject line […]

Members in the News

AAFP Board of Directors member, Leonard Reeves, MD, of Rome, GA is featured in the latest AAFP Leader Voices Blog post titled Shift Health System’s Focus from Profit to Prevention. Click the link to view the post.   Throughout Black History Month, WTXL-TV News, in Cairo, GA is honoring the local heroes who change lives […]