The three-day National Conference of Family Medicine residents and medical students in Kansas City, Missouri., featured workshops, social and networking events, an expo hall featuring hundreds of family medicine residencies, and resident and student congresses. Early numbers show the AAFP hosted some 5,159 people on July 25-27, including 1,893 medical students and 1,282 residents.
A total of 99 active medical students and residents from around the state of Georgia were in attendance along with the following Georgia state residency programs: WellStar Atlanta Medical Center FMRP, Columbus FMRP, Emory FMRP, Augusta University Medical College of GA FMRP, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Floyd FMRP, Savannah FMRP Memorial Medical Center, Northeast Georgia FMRP, Gwinnett Medical Center FMRP, Houston FMRP, and WellStar Kennestone FMRP.
The GAFP had representation in both the resident and student categories. Dr. Chivon Stubbs from the Morehouse Family Medicine Residency Program at Morehouse Healthcare Comprehensive Family Healthcare Center in Atlanta served as our resident delegate and Dr. Jemese Richards-Boyd from WellStar Atlanta Medical Center in Atlanta served as our alternate. Sun Hee Shin “Sunny” and Carley Borrelli, both from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta served as our student delegate and alternate student respectively.
GAFP student delegate, to Sun Hee “Sunny” Shin said, “I learned so much from the AAFP national conference and felt honored to represent Georgia as the student chapter delegate”
Yes, Ma’am (Mothers Advancing in Academic Medicine), I Can Do It All! Panel
- Another event that occurred at the AAFP National Conference was the Yes, Ma’am (Mothers Advancing in Academic Medicine), I Can Do It All: An Interactive Panel Discussion. GAFP Member Amy Bailey, MD was among a panel of academic family physicians in various career and life stages who shared their stories of motherhood and medicine, including traditional and nontraditional paths.
Amy Bailey, MD (seated left) during the panel discussion on “Yes, Ma’am (Mothers Advancing in Academic Medicine), I Can Do It All!”
Khaja Kamal Mohiuddin, MD PGY-1 HCA Memorial Health FMRP (left) and Kristen Kettelhut, MD PGY-3 Piedmont Columbus Regional FMRP (right) pose with their red candidate buttons
GAFP Student Delegate Sun Hee Shin “Sunny” (left) with alternate Carley Borrelli (right) during the student congress activities
George Brown, MD, Program Director at WellStar AMC Residency Program (left) with residents from his program
Northeast Georgia Health Systems FMRP Program Director (left), Monica Newton, DO with faculty members Jody Brahmiller, MD (middle) and Amy Baily, MD (right)