On behalf of the AAFP FamMed PAC, President Loy D. “Chip” Cowart, MD recently met with Congressman Buddy Carter (Georgia District – 1). Dr. Cowart discussed with Congressman Carter the issue of the national opioid addiction crisis and Georgia’s maternal mortality rate. Congressman Carter voiced his ongoing support of family medicine and how rural healthcare problems are affecting his district as well as the entire country.
The Georgia Academy encourages all members to join AAFP’s “Fighting for Family Medicine network.” This advocacy network sends ongoing information and advocacy support connecting our members with our national policy leaders.
To learn more: https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/involved/fman.html