April 1, 2021


In This Issue

Registration Now Open for Summer CME

ABFM Seeks Educational Partners for Journal Club Focusing on Innovations

DPH and the GCDD Covid-19 Vaccine Q&As for Adults with ID/DD

Why Is It Important for Family Physicians to Understand Implicit Bias?

New Resources Addressing Behavioral Health Issues During Covid-19 Pandemic Available Now from AAFP

Research Help Needed in Southwest Georgia – Racial Disparities in Cervical Cancer

2021 Award Nominations are Open

Immediate Needs Grants Still Available To Support Patients and Communities Impacted by the COVID-19 Outbreak

Adult Disability Medical Healthcare Receives Immediate Needs Grant For Drive Through Vaccine Clinic

GAFP District 7 Virtual Meeting - Saturday, April 10th - 3:00 pm

National Doctors Day and Forever Family Medicine!


Members in the News

GAFP members, Peaesha Lynette Houston, DO and Ashley Roxanne Peterson, DO were recently highlighted in the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Journal in an article that highlights the two of them and several other PCOM graduates and honors Meta L. Christy, DO the first African American osteopathic physician. To read the full article click here.

GAFP Member – Dr. Beverley Ann Townsend Receives the 2021 Nikki T. Randall Servant Leader Award Annually, during Women’s History Month, the Georgia Legislative Women’s Caucus recognizes outstanding women in Georgia who exemplify the leadership and inspiration embodied by former Representative Nikki Randal.  Representative Randall was the first African American female elected to the General Assembly from middle Georgia. Click here to read the House Resolution honoring Dr. Townsend!



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Covid-19 Vaccine Q&A Sheet for Adults with ID/DD


The Georgia Department of Public Health and the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities have partnered together to answer your questions about giving Covid-19 vaccines to adults with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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New Behavioral Health Resources Available Now from AAFP

"Addressing Behavioral Health Issues During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Comprehensive Educational Program," is now available for members to watch on demand. More activities will be available later this month, and members can earn CME credit for their participation.

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Immediate Needs Grants Still Available To Support Patients and Communities Impacted by the COVID-19 Outbreak

With the knowledge that family physicians are on the front lines of public health issues affecting our communities, the Immediate Needs Grant program provides GAFP members and their affiliated community organizations up to $1,000 to support critical health needs for our most fragile citizens and patients.

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