Seeking Family Physician Who is Exemplary in Supporting Georgia’s Maternal and Health Population

The Georgia Academy, in collaboration with the Georgia Department of Public Health, is seeking nominees for the Georgia Department of Public Health 2018 Award. This award is given to members who have supported Georgia’s mothers and children above and beyond the scope of family medicine.  Last year’s awardee was Jonathan Lynch, MD of Cairo, is the Medical Director of First Option Care, a comprehensive outreach clinic for mothers with unplanned pregnancies and limited resources.

We are looking for you or a colleague to let us know about what you are doing in your community.  Please email Tenesha Wallace ( with the name of your nominee and a few sentences about what makes them unique in their support of healthy mothers and children.  The award will be presented at our Summer CME meeting in June.  Please send your response no later than April 12th.