2018 GAFP Medical Student Family Medicine Day deemed a success

More than 35 AAFP/GAFP medical students from around Georgia and South Carolina gathered in Atlanta for the Academy’s medical student meeting, held in conjunction with the 2018 GAFP March Conclave. Students met for a “Day in the Life of a Family Doc” discussion with Keynote Speaker: Gerald “Jay” Fetter from the American Academy of Family Physician (AAFP) and robust hands-on skill training workshops led by GAFP leaders and residency program faculty. The presentations and skills workshop were followed by a residency recruitment fair with eight residency programs from around the state of Georgia. The students finished the day with a networking dinner at Maggiano’s with family physician leaders sharing their “Magic Moments in Family Medicine”.

Natalie Cazeau (M3) said “the student meeting was so informative and inspiring.” Julie Stephens (M2) said, “the meeting was the perfect break from classes, and I loved the stress seminar.”

The medical students who attended were: Carley Borrelli (Medical College of Georgia – Augusta), Rachel Banach (University of Medicine and Health Sciences), Brittany Pena (GA-Philadelphia College of Osteopathic), Natalie Cazeau (University of Medicine and Health Sciences), Suzanne Wang (GA – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine), Rebecca Kim (MCCG), Kelechi Onyedimma (GA – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine), Sun Hee (Sunny) Shin(Medical College of Georgia), Il Kyu Oh (Medical College of Georgia), Maryam Robinson (Medical College of GA), Carmen Collins (Medical College of Georgia), Joseph Coppiano (Medical College of Georgia), Kaylyn Bell (Mercer University School of Medicine – Macon), Kenneth Hearn (AU/UGA Medical Partnership– Athens), Aaron Doctor (Morehouse School of Medicine), Alayna  Dukes Mercer University School of Medicine – Macon), Sophia Gorgens (Emory School of Medicine), Sahra Ahmadi (Mercer School of Medicine), Harriet  Hagele (Mercer University School of Medicine), Macy McNair (Morehouse School of Medicine), Tyra Smith (GA – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine), Landon Irvin (Morehouse School of Medicine), Niti Khambhati (Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University), Timothy Erdei (Medical College of Georgia), Dyanna Fountain (Morehouse School of Medicine), Jane  Puntkattalee (Medical College of Georgia), Julia Stephens (Medical College of Georgia- Athens), Shilpa Jhol (GA – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine), Meredith Beck (Medical College of Georgia – AU), Daryl Singleton (Morehouse School of Medicine), Evan Miller (Mercer University School of Medicine), and Amanda Seibert (Mercer University School of Medicine).