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LAFP is very pleased to recognize Teri Barr O'Neal, MD, FAAFP as our June Member of the Month. Dr. O'Neal is a busy mom, grandmother, and faculty in Monroe. Continue reading to meet Dr. O'Neal.




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Job Opportunity Available at SouthCare Medical Clinic

The SouthCare Medical Clinic is looking for an additional Family Practice Physician to join their growing practice.

Please send your CV to:
Cristyana Sugeng
1305 N State St, Abbeville, LA 70510
Ph: (337) 422-6240

Emergency Preparation for Athletics Course

Co-hosted by LSU and Southern University
Saturday, July 8, 2017 | 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Continuing Education Credits: eight (8) contact hours for MDs, ATs, EMTs, PA's

The Emergency Care Course was developed in response to Southern University football player Devon Gales' cervical spine injury. Gales suffered from a spinal injury during a game in early fall 2015 at the University of Georgia. This course, co-hosted by LSU and Southern University, will bring together athletic trainers, team physicians, emergency medical technicians and emergency room department personnel for an intensive training session on relevant emergency conditions that athletes face.  Learn More

Sign Up to be the Family Physician of the Day

The Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians is asking its members to sign up to be "Family Doctor of the Day" at the Louisiana State Capitol during the 2017 Legislative Session.  We need volunteers for 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Thursday during the upcoming legislative session.

If you are interested in serving in this program, click here to register.

The LAFP Welcomes New Members

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

New Active Members:
Amy Lynn Deris MD
Daniel Frank Umoh MD

New Supporting Members:
Ann Borreson MD

New Resident Members:
Catherine Frances Bordelon MD
Clare Farrell MD
Md Kabiul Haque MD
Sagie M. Henig MD
David Newsome MD
Cara Miccoli Permenter MD
Dwayne Lewis Whitfield MD

New Student Members:
Akinbolaji Akingbola
Caroline Broussard
John Cary
Jason Crowther
Rose DePaula
Megan Fitzpatrick
Molly Lynn Flanagan Synowicz
Caroline Garcia
Matthew Marturano
Danielle Olivier BS
Alexandra Onyiego
James Pellechi
Nicholas Peterson
Sarah Rainwater
Jonathan Schouest
Zachary Schwartz
Kyle Scott MS
Rohil Shekher
Margaret Smythe
Susan Trout
Lily Truong
Samuel Tvrdik
Milton Tyler IV
Leon Wang
Emma Weismann
Suzanne Whittemore
Mark Whitworth
Joan Winter
Jacqueline Witt
Triston Wong
Jason Hamilton Wong
Nathan Yang
Andy Yun

Don't Get Left Behind... The LAFP's Political Action Committee has helped put Family Medicine on the "political" map. Contributions from our members have kept family medicine issues firmly in the driver's seat. Make your voice strong by supporting LaFamPac and make your contribution today!


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Newsletter3The LAFP Weekly Family Medicine Update is an LAFP membership service intended to provide timely family medicine information to your e-mail inbox. The newsletter contains information about healthcare legislation, partnerships, conference opportunities and other need-to-know member news.



Spring 2017 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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