Morehouse Family Medicine Residency Program

Atlanta, GA

The Morehouse School of Medicine Family Medicine Residency Program was established in 1981 and has since graduated 143 residents and currently, 75 percent are practicing in Georgia.

Accomplishments:

The 5th Annual Resident Research Forum in the Department of Family Medicine was held June 12, 2013 at the National Center for Primary Care where our PGY-3 residents presented to faculty, residents and medical students.

  • Dr. Esraa Dhabaan -“Association between Perception of Work Environment/Social Life of Morehouse School of Medicine Medical Residents and the Quality of their Patient Care.”
  • Dr. Nihinlolawa Ijamakinwa – “Promotion of Awareness of Pre-diabetes Among Providers in a Clinic Serving African American Patients: A Quality Improvement Project to Prevent the Progression of Pre-Diabetes to Type 2 DM” (recently accepted for presentation at NAPGR)
  • Dr. Isioma Okwumabua – “Overcoming Barriers of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening in Primary Care”
  • Dr. Joyce-Lyn Oguamanam – “FM Residency Geriatric Home Visit Curricula, and its Association to the Resident’s Attitude, Motivators, Barriers, Knowledge and Plans to Provide Home Visits”
  • Dr. Joyce-Lyn Oguamanam also presented – “Exploring the Worthiness of Elderly Home Visit…From the MSM CFHC Patients’ Perspective.”

Awards and recognitions:

  • Dr. Folashade Omole, Program Director, became the first female Professor of Family Medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine; she was also recognized as Faculty of the year by the MSM MD Class of 2013, Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors Silver Level Recognition Award, and was featured in the Aetna African American History Calendar Celebrating African Americans practicing physical and alternative healing.
  • Dr. Folasade Ajayi, PGY 1 received the 2013 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence Teaching Award.
  • Dr. Nihinlolawa Ijamakinwa (Graduate) won the 2ndplace oral presentation award for her research on “Promotion of Awareness of Pre-diabetes Among Providers in a Clinic Serving African American Patients: A Quality Improvement Project to Prevent the Progression of Pre-Diabetes to Type 2 DM” at the Second Annual William E. Booth Research Day at Morehouse School of Medicine GME Research Day.
  • Dr. Isioma Okwumabua was awarded the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Resident Teacher of the Year for 2013 for Morehouse Family Medicine.
  • Dr. Isioma Okwumabua was nominated for the GAFP Resident of the Year 2013 award.
  • Dr. Jeffery Bouadou was selected as the President of the MSM GME Resident Association (RA) Committee.
  • Dr. Jeffery Bouadou won the MSM GME Resident of the Year Award 2013.
  • Dr. Wanda Gumbs was elected as the President Elect of the MSM GME RA Committee.
  • Dr. Adegoke Adeleke was elected as the Secretary of the RA Committee.  He also serves as the Alternate Resident Director of GAFP.
  • Drs. Jennifer Francois and Adegoke Adeleke are theGO! Diabetes Change Agents for MSM Family Medicine under a grant from the GAFP.
  • Dr. Mashanda Campbell received a grant award ($6,250) from the California Academy of Family Physicians for her research project on The Evolution of Anticoagulation Management – Atrial Fibrillation.
  • Carolyn M. Clarke, Residency Program Manager, won the MSM GME Program Manager of the Year award 2013.