The Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP) exists to defend the specialty of family medicine and improve healthcare in Georgia as the state-wide, grassroots arm of the American Academy of Family Physicians. GAFP members join an active movement, not a roster, to improve the health and well-being of Georgians.

Benefits to being a family medicine champion, advocate and patient-centered care provider as an active member of the largest physician organizations in Georgia include:

Stay Current on CME and Practice Resiliency

  • Ongoing, state-wide CME opportunities at reduced costs
  • Fall Annual Scientific Assembly
  • Summer CME Conference
  • Online / Virtual CME and regional educational events
  • Self-study, web-based and live courses for board certification preparation
  • Physician Health First & Well-being Planner
  • Online resources designed especially for the family physicians on local public health programs

Member Value and Networking


  • State Legislative Priorities Defined by Membership
  • State Political Action Campaign
  • Annual Day at the Capitol