Education and Training, Meetings/Expositions/Events
4 Year Degree
The Director of Education for the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP) is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of all educational activities and meetings. Additionally, the Director of Education is responsible for the implementation of Georgia Department of Public Health contract deliverables.
Continuing Medical Education
Serve as staff liaison for the GAFP’s Education and Research Committee, and works to develop and execute an annual plan for GAFP CME activities
Serve as staff liaison for the GAFP’s Public Health Committee, and oversees, follows through on all contract deliverables including billing/invoices with the Georgia Department of Public Health.
Coordinate documentation and organization of ACCME records as required for all educational activities. Apply for additional credit through AAFP. Report members’ AAFP credits to AAFP. Ensure compliance with ACCME & AAFP guidelines for all activities.
Maintain GAFP continuing education accreditation status with the Medical Association of Georgia by keeping accurate records and complying with established ACCME accreditation standards.
Leads speaker selection/contracting, program messaging, presentation coordination, program execution, and post-event follow up.
Develops and monitors budget for programs, activities and publications related to scope of responsibility
Coordinate and submit grants to funding sources to fund educational activities. Responsible for fiscal reporting of grant funds.
Collaborate with other state chapters, medical education companies, pharmaceutical companies, and other organizations to offer educational programming to GAFP members.
Identify educational programming from the all-member needs assessment
Create and analyze online evaluations and prepare post-event reports
Ensure GAFP’s continuing medical education program remains a viable option for members to maintain their state license to practice and to recertify for their boards.
Works with/supervises (in conjunction with Chief Operating Officer) all related consultants for meeting registration and exhibitor/industry partner sponsorships.
Plan and execute all activities for Academy CME meetings.
Coordinate site visits with site selection contact and make recommendations for meeting sites. Initiate, review, and finalize contracts with meeting sites and manage meeting rooms, food and beverage and sleeping room block.
Serve as point of contact for venue staff, and direct GAFP staff schedule/roles at meetings
Knowledge of meeting planning including the development of banquet event orders, room set-up, and audio visuals.
Track expenses and review event billing for budget reconciliation
Must be able to travel and represent the interests of GAFP when necessary
Strong initiative, sound decision-making
Must be able to work with others in a team
Excellent customer service
Excellent written and verbal communications
Attention to detail and
Ability to work occasional weekends and evenings as needed
About Georgia Academy of Family Physicians
Established in 1947, the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP) is a member chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians. GAFP strives to promote the health of the citizens of Georgia by advancing the specialty of Family Medicine through education, advocacy and service to family physicians in the State of Georgia. Boasting a membership of 3,200 family physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students the organization supports those who aspire to achieve excellence and who are committed to delivering it.