Degree of Fellow Convocation Ceremony at the GAFP Annual Meeting

Did you complete your Fellows Application…but you haven’t taken the oath?


Would you like to become a Fellow?

Come and Join Us in November!

The Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP) will hold a Convocation Ceremony at the Annual Meeting, Saturday, November 12, 2022 at the Marriott NW, for members eligible to receive their Degree of Fellow. The deadline to apply for the Degree of Fellow for 2022 is Friday, September 23. All approved 2022 applicants will be eligible to take their oath and receive their degree of Fellow at the 2022 GAFP Annual Meeting.

Interested? Contact Alesa McArthur, GAFP Deputy EVP, at

Application Requirements:

Any Active, Life or Inactive member, with dues and re-elections in good standing, may, upon application to the American Academy of Family Physicians, be elected to receive the Degree of Fellow upon fulfilling the following requirements:

1.Member must have held Active membership for six years or held a combination of Resident and Active membership for a total of six years.

2.Accrue a grand total of 100 points as defined by this application. Cite experiences and activities in the following areas: Life-Long Learning, Practice Quality and Improvement, Volunteer Teaching, Public Service, Publishing and Research, and Service to the Specialty.

3.Submit a one-time fee of $210. (Note: Credit card will be charged at the time the application is submitted. If the application is rejected, a full refund will be issued.)

To submit online go to, click on the Member Services tab at the bottom and click “learn more” under Degree of Fellow. If you need assistance, please contact the AAFP Fellowship Coordinator, Heather Ynda, at 1‐800‐274‐2237, ext. 6821 or email