Strategic Plan – 2017-2020


  • Advocate for Family Medicine with state policy leaders (including elected officials), businesses and Georgia’s citizens.
  • Increase Family Medicine visibility with Georgia Payors.
  • Increase key contact communications with federal and state leaders.


  • Facilitate leadership education and training for new and emerging Georgia Academy leaders
  • Formulate ways to identify future Georgia Academy leaders


  • Maintain professional and personal career satisfaction and combat burnout.
  • Increase Effective Communication to Our Members.
  • Increase activities for new-to-practice physicians.

Medical Students and Residents

  • Increase the number of family physicians in Georgia by engaging current Georgia medical and pre-medical students, residents and practicing physicians through various GAFP activities.
  • Hold Medical Student and Residency Recruitment Fair annually.
  • Increase interaction with Family Medicine Interest Groups (FMIG’s) – both officers and their GAFP member advisors.
  • Increase mentoring medical students.


  • Provide high value CME to as many members as possible.
  • Assist members in value-based payment success (e.g. MACRA, population management, direct primary care, etc.).
  • Develop more diverse educational offerings.

Activities related to furthering the goals are reviewed quarterly by the Georgia Academy’s Board of Directors and overseen by GAFP’s Vice President.

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