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Immunizations & Vaccines

Vaccines are the best way to protect adults and children against potentially deadly diseases. But many patients still have questions about immunizations and when its time to get their children vaccinated. These resources can help you navigate those difficult conversations.

75th Anniversary
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The LAFP is thrilled to celebrate a milestone in our history – celebrating 75 years of the Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians. Our academy was formed in 1947 and has been at the forefront of the specialty since its inception.  We are proud of all the great work of our members over the years!

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Member of the Month
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Sara Grandy, MD

Dr. Sara Grandy was born and raised in Newfoundland, Canada. She obtained a medical degree from Saba University School of Medicine (SUSOM). After completing a family medicine residency in Lake Charles as chief resident for the 2020-2021 academic year, she moved to Monroe and now practices at a clinic in Sterlington.


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The LAFP Welcomes New Members

We would like to welcome the new members for the month of September:

New Active Members:
Vanessa Cortes De Jorge, MD
Nicole Angela Mccommon, MD
April Callaway Palmer, MD
New Student Members:
Ayobami Adeagbo
Haley Marie Beavers Khoury
Benjamin Bienvenue
Natalie Bush
Hallie Byrd
Mitchell Couldwell
Kyle Dacdac
Tricia Davis
Jillian Dayneka
Abby Duplechain
Chloe Duval
Waddih Fakhre
Clark Fletchinger
Rikki Lynn Gilmore
Julie Griffin
McKenzie Hargis
Emma Genevieve Lewis
Andrew Longanecker
Patrick Meade
Caroline Tracy Mire
Luay Naji
Megan Navarro
Matthew Mimh Ha Nguyen
Sandy Nguyen
Aniko Nowakowski
Jadesola Oremosu
Victoria Ourso
Sophie Marie Palopoli
Andrew Lawrence Parker
Kade Passman
Stephanie Maria Provenzano
Sarah Kathryn Roblow
Lindsey Settoon
Alyssa Singer
Annie Sompayrac
Emily Stephenson
Chelsea Y. Taylor
Courtney Toussel
Marissa Tucci
Rachel Elizabeth Wieschhaus
Amanda Marie Wright
New Transitional Members:
Thorkell Einarsson, MD
Chinyere Jennifer Madukaife, MD

LSU Health New Orleans Rural Family Medicine Residency Program in Bogalusa is Seeking an Assistant Professor/Associate Professor
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) Rural Family Medicine Residency program in Bogalusa, LA seeks a board certified/board eligible (or equivalent) family medicine physician for a faculty appointment with an opportunity for significant leadership role as appropriate.  The ideal candidate will bring specialty expertise and at least three years of documented educational and/or administrative experience, though this is not required.

St. Tammany Health System Seeking Family Medicine Residency Program Director
St. Tammany Health System (“STHS”) in collaboration with Ochsner Health (“OH”) is seeking a program director for a newly established Family Medicine Residency program with the first class of residents starting July 1, 2023.
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LAFP 51 coverLouisiana Family Doctor is LAFP's quarterly journal. Subject matter includes features on sports medicine, healthcare legislation, medical journal reviews as well as a range of other topics that affect family physicians.
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