Join GAFP and GCT2 for a Part IV Workshop at the 2016 Summer Meeting!

GAFP is pleased to announce “Using a Team Approach to Improve Hypertension Care – Satisfying your MOC Part IV,” a live Learning and Action Network event coordinated by the Georgia Clinical Transformation Team (GCT2). This workshop will be held in conjuction with the GAFP Summer Family Medicine Weekend on Friday, June 10th from 1:30 to 3:30pm. The workshop will focus on quality improvement in your practice.

You may register for this workshop and the complete GAFP Summer Family Medicine Weekend by visiting the GAFP website and clicking the registration link.  If you have already registered for the Summer Meeting and you would like to add this workshop, please email Ciera Mitchell at There is no additional fee to participate in the workshop.

By the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

•          Understand a practical approach to a practice based rapid cycle quality improvement project

•          Begin the ABFM’s Part IV requirements for maintaining board certification

•          Employ a team approach to improving hypertension care

Faculty for this workshop are:

       Adrienne Mims, MD, MPH                           Donna Cohen, RN, BSN                       Brittany Taylor, MPH

Vice President, Chief Medical Officer           Task Lead, Population Health       Cardiovascular Health Program Manager

   Medicare Quality Improvement                         Alliant Quality                       Georgia Department of Public Health

              Alliant Quality

This is an interactive, hands-on workshop.  To insure your Part IV workshop experience is beneficial and you’re able to apply the principles learned, we ask that you please bring the following items with you to Hilton Head.

Required Homework/Data Points (Clinical Team):

**From your patient population, please bring in the number of adults (aged 18+) with a diagnosis of Hypertension.

**Bring in data on BP control. From your EHR, this can be run as PQRS measurement 238 as a percentage (%).  If you need to do a chart review – pick 25 charts from your listing of hypertensive patients (aged 18+) and note how many of them on their last clinic visit had a blood pressure below 140/90 for both numbers