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Family Medicine

Family Medicine


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The Department of Family Medicine prepares residents and students to provide excellent comprehensive family healthcare with an emphasis on underserved and minority communities. We strive to provide access to quality healthcare that stresses prevention and attention to dignity, mental health, and spiritual health for all individuals and their families. We provide outstanding leadership in the provision of patient care, teaching, and research to advance health equity in the nation.


To be a sustainable department of excellence in medical education, research, clinical care, and community engagemen; advancing health equity in our community.

Chair's Message

Chairman's Message

Our goal is to improve the health of the patients we serve, through leadership in the healthcare delivery, education of our students and residents, and clinical research.

Faculty & Staff

MSM employs full- and part-time faculty members, many of whom are internationally recognized in their field.


MSM has affiliation agreements with some of Georgia’s most prestigious hospitals and research institutes, essential partners that provide clinical care and training. 

Residency Program

Residency Programs

Since its inception in 1981, MSM’s Family Medicine Residency continues to provide training in behavioral medicine and family dynamics to foster the residents’ awareness of the importance of the family unit in treating the patient.

CHAMPS Transformational Leadership Fellowship

CHAMPS is a yearlong fellowship for early/mid-career physicians and physician assistants practicing in metropolitan Atlanta and in the Southeastern region of the United States.


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Family Medicine encompasses behavioral medicine, comprehensive family healthcare and alternative medicine.

Medical Student Education

Medical Student Education goals are designed to prepare culturally sensitive healthcare providers.

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