Medical Students

Registration Agenda for 2018 Student Meeting Coming Soon
Contact Information for Georgia Family Medicine Residency Programs

Contact Information for Student Family Medicine Interest Groups

The Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP) provides opportunities for the future leaders of family medicine to enhance their education and gain “real world” experience.  Mentoring programs, scholarships, instructional opportunities and leadership positions are available through a student membership.

Membership includes these medical student offerings:

 @GAFamilyDocs            GAFP Facebook Page         GAFP LinkedIn


Congratulations 2017 T.A. Sappington Award Winners

This year the GAFP awards the following  student members who have demonstrated their commitment to family medicine by choosing to attend a Georgia Family Medicine Residency Program:

  • Bailee Blackburn from the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University who plans to attend the Medical Center of Columbus Family Medicine Residency Program in Columbus.
  • Rodneysha Brown from Morehouse School of Medicine who will attend the Morehouse Family Medicine Residency Program in East Point.
  • Kristen Kettelhut from the Mercer University School of Medicine, Columbus campus, who is planning to attend the Columbus Regional Medical Center’s Family Medicine Residency Program.
  • Kristin McDermott from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Suwanee is planning to attend the Gwinnett Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program in Lawrenceville.
  • Leilla Myrick from the Emory School of Medicine who plans to attend the Emory University Family Medicine Residency Program in Atlanta.


See Photos from the 2017 GAFP Student Workshop 

Every March as a part of the GAFP March Committee Conclave, GAFP hosts a Student Workshop for medical students around the state. On March 4, 2017 during the March Committee Conclave, students from around Georgia gathered for a Family Medicine Day with an Residency Recruitment Fair. See pictures from the event below and plan to join us for our 2018 Student Workshop.