Department of Family Medicine

The Department of Family Medicine prepares residents and students to provide excellent comprehensive family healthcare with an emphasis on underserved and minority communities. We believe in access to quality healthcare that stresses prevention and attention to the dignity and mental and spiritual health for all individuals and their families.

Our goal is to provide outstanding leadership in the provision of patient care, teaching and research to improve the health status of family and their communities.

Our Approach to Healthcare
The majority of department physicians practice at Morehouse Healthcare, The Comprehensive Family Healthcare Center was established by Morehouse School of Medicine as part of its Family Practice Residency Program.

A unique distinction of the CFHC is that its staff consists of professionals from the fields of psychology, nutrition, family support services and health education. This enables the physicians and staff to collaborate in a highly effective team approach to deliver comprehensive patient care that helps to ensure total wellness for patients of all ages. Patient services at our center extend beyond those typically offered by other clinics. We provide:

  • Home care or doctor visits to your home as needed
  • Weight control and stress management counseling
  • Women's wellness programs
  • Individualized or group nutritional counseling
  • Medicare and Medicaid eligibility assistance
  • A wide range of social services