About an hour's drive south of Moultrie, the program led by the Physician Assistant (PA) Program in the School of Medicine provides free health care to migrant workers at outdoor clinics on farms in and around Valdosta and Bainbridge.

The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, in conjunction with Emory University Student Health Services and Emory Campus Life, introduced a new interdisciplinary elective course – From Clinic to Kitchen: An Introduction to Culinary Medicine. Offered to second-year medical students, the course teaches nutrition counseling and skills to purchase, prepare, and cook healthy meals.

Dr. Susana Alfonso is featured in a WABE article focusing on how foreign-born physicians practicing in the US are giving back and helping immigrant patients.

The health clinic on Pryor Street is one of several in and around Atlanta staffed, at least in part, by Emory doctors, residents, and students. “The experience grants medical students practical experience while the patient exam is still overseen by licensed physicians, which is as it should be,” says William Eley, executive associate dean of medical education and student affairs. associate dean of medical education and student affairs. Additionally, all Emory medical students now participate in a Community Learning and Social Medicine course.

An elite group of 10 health care leaders from Europe and Latin America met in Atlanta to visit Emory Family Medicine at Dunwoody. The goal of the visit was for Emory Family Medicine at Dunwoody to serve as a fully-functioning clinical model of a patient-centered medical home (PCMH). Emory Family Medicine at Dunwoody has been a level-three PCMH since 2013 and was recently recertified.

Emory Department of Family and Preventive Medicine faculty members involved in a trial to determine how much "primary prevention strategies reduce the risk of conversion from prediabetes to diabetes, and if initial effects sustained over the long term?"

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