May 3, 2021




In This Issue

Registration Now Open for Summer CME and 3 Other Virtual Knowledge Self-Assessments​
Georgia Oral Health - Third Grade Basic Screening Survey

CMS approves Georgia’s plan to extend Medicaid benefits for new mothers – GAFP Applauds this Legislative Priority
FREE CME Registration is now open for Virtual Webinar - Alzheimer’s Disease and Aducanumab: What Now?

GHFA Seeking Applicants For Second Cycle 2021 Community Health Grant Awards Program

GAFP Requests AAFP Adoption of Policy to Eliminate Daylight-Saving Time

Georgia’s Medicine Donation Program Expands Healthcare Access for Low-Income Families

KSAs are Just Around the Corner! And we have Plenty of Opportunities for YOU!

Members in the News and AAFP Award Announcements


Dominique Monroe, of Atlanta, has been selected as a 2021 Family Medicine Leads (FML) Emerging Leader Institute Scholar!  Dominique is an M4 with the American University of Integrated Sciences.


Robert “Butch” Pallay, MD, of Savannah, was awarded one of six Gold Program Director from the American Family Medicine Residency Directors Award.  Six awards were given out which was recognized over more than 700 family medicine residency directors!    Learn more here!


Mitzi Rubin, MD, of Marietta, was acknowledged as one of the “Best of Cobb” physicians for 2021!


Georgia Delegation for the AAFP’s Annual Chapter Leadership Forum and the National Chapter Constituencies Forum:

(NCCL Delegation)

Alexis Atwater, MD – Decatur

Jessica Brumfield, DO – Moultrie – New Physician Delegate

Beulette Hooks, MD, FAAFP – Midland

Ambar Kulshreshtha, MD, PhD, FAAFP

Jamal Lawrence, MD - Savannah

Lorraine McRae, MD – Savannah – Woman Delegate

Bonzo Reddick, MD, MPH, FAAFP – Pooler – Minority Delegate

Jiyo Shin, MD, FAAFP – Smyrna – IMG Delegate


(ACLF Delegation)

Sarah Adams, MD - Columbus

Susana Alfonso, MD, FAAFP – Atlanta

Columba Chukwuka – Warner Robins

Samuel L. Church, MD, CPC, MPH, FAAFP - Hiawassee

Elvan Daniels, MD, MPH – Atlanta

Mariam O. Dundu - Duluth

Thomas Fausett, MD, FAAFP – Adel

Olajumoke Ladapo, MD, MPH - Atlanta

Michael Lee Miles, MD – Dallas

Nicole Oberfoell, MD - Savannah

James Short, MD, FAAFP – Atlanta

Anna Sikod, MD, MPH - Lilburn

Tina-Ann Thompson, MD, FAAFP – Stone Mountain

Angeline Ti, MD, MPH, FAAFP – Atlanta

Thara M. Vidyasagaran, MBBS - Decatur

John Vu, MD, FAAFP – Griffin



Angela Flanigan - Tucker

Fay Fulton, MHS – Tucker

Alesa McArthur, MBA – Georgia

Milini Mingo - Tucker

Kara Sinkule – Tucker

Daniel Thompson, MPH - Gainesville


AAFP Bestows to the Georgia Chapter – 100 Percent Resident Membership Recognition – Hurray!




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CMS Approves Georgia’s Plan to Extend Medicaid Benefits for New Mothers

New moms with incomes up to 220 percent of the federal poverty level will be covered for six months, instead of the current 60 days.

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GHFA Seeking Applicants For Second Cycle 2021 Community Health Grant Awards Program

Grant awards of up to $5,000 are made to GAFP member affiliated community organizations that support program priorities including underserved populations and community projects that promote healthy practices consistent with the principles of Family Medicine.

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