Georgia Tornado Disaster Relief Available for GAFP Members

To: Georgia Academy of Family Physicians Colleagues

From:  Patrick J. Lynn, MD – President, Georgia Health Family Alliance

RE:   Georgia Tornado Disaster Relief Fund Available for Our Members

We are aware that several Georgia communities saw extensive damage on April 13, 2020 when multiple tornadoes traveled through Georgia. Our thoughts and prayers are with those who have been impacted by these storms and for the families who lost loved ones.

Because damage is still being assessed in the impacted communities, we want you to know that the Georgia Academy’s Foundation (Georgia Healthy Family Alliance) has a Disaster Relief Fund to help our members who may have experienced damage to their practice.  We established this fund in 2007 and were able to help two family physicians who lost their practices when a tornado ripped through downtown Americus.

If you are aware of a family physician in need or if you have damage to your office don’t hesitate to contact us at (404) 321-7445.  Kara Sinkule ( or Fay Fulton ( can assist you with completing the application


Patrick “PJ” Lynn, MD, FAAFP


Georgia Healthy Family Alliance