GAFP encouraging members to register for 75th anniversary CME event
GAFP members should click here to register for GAFP’s 75th anniversary celebration and 2022 Annual Family Medicine CME Weekend, which will take place at the Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria near Truist Park and The Battery off I-75/I-285 on November 10-12.
“This is going to be a wonderful way to celebrate GAFP’s long list of accomplishments, resilience, and rich history,” says GAFP President-elect Sharon Rabinovitz, M.D. “And we thought it would be fitting for the event’s theme to be ‘standing strong and shining brightly’.”
GAFP encouraging members to participate in COD sessions
Every GAFP member is encouraged to participate in GAFP’s 2022 Congress of Delegates (COD) on October 20. The COD is GAFP's policy making body. GAFP Speaker Monica Newton, D.O., explains, “The Congress of Delegates is a great way for members to understand what we have accomplished as an organization in the last year and to discuss key policy initiatives.” Register here
GAFP hosting free contract negotiations webinar for members
GAFP is encouraging its members to register for a free “contract negotiations for employed family physicians” webinar that will take place from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 29. Read more
Virtual event to address long-term planning for children with complex needs
GAFP and the Georgia Department of Public Health’s Maternal and Child Healthcare Division are encouraging GAFP members and applicable allied staff to register for an educational program that will address long-term planning for children with complex health care needs. The online event will take place from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, September 30. Read more
GAFP honors Sen. Ben Watson, MD, with legislative “champion” award
GAFP encouraging members to monitor insurers’ payment methodology
DCH promoting DME equipment/orthotic & prosthetic services webinars
empowerline: Resources for your aging patients
GEORGIA HEALTHY FAMILY ALLIANCE
Alliant Health Solutions donates $20K to Middle Georgia GHFA ‘Tar Wars’ team
Alliant Health Solutions has donated $20,000 to the Georgia Healthy Family Alliance (GHFA) Middle Georgia ‘Tar Wars’ Strike Force, which supports tobacco, nicotine and vape prevention education programs. Read more
Spotlight: The latest news on youth vaping in Georgia
A recent article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution cited new research out of the University of Georgia that found that before the pandemic kids who were considered athletes were using e-cigarettes at a higher rate than those who got less exercise, potentially because of a mix of peer pressure and a misunderstanding of the health risks. Read more
Disaster relief available for GAFP members in Northwest Georgia
GAFP announces final virtual KSA for 2022
GAFP is encouraging its members to click here to register for the final virtual ABFM Knowledge Self-Assessment Workshops (KSA) that it will offer in 2022. Read more
GAFP Annual Meeting of the Congress of Delegates Virtual
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