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Divisions and Programs

Detailed information about each division may be found in the Department's Education section

Family Medicine

The Family Medicine Division houses the Family Medicine Residency Program Medical Student Programs in Family Medicine, Family Medicine Clinic at Dunwoody, the Behavioral Medicine Program and clinical services. Teresa Lianne Beck, MD serves as the Residency Program Director.

Preventive Medicine

The Preventive Medicine Division houses the Preventive Medicine Residency Program with accreditation for General Preventive Medicine/Public Health. It supports training across the clinical network available at Emory University School of Medicine as well as the Local, State and Federal Public Health Infrastructure. Our residents are supported to take graduate coursework and/or obtain the MPH at the Rollins School of Public Health. Matthew McKenna, MD, MPH is the Director of Emory University’s Division of Preventive Medicine and Richard Goodman, MD, MPH serves as the Preventive Medicine Residency Program Director.

Physician Assistant Division

The Physician Assistant Program Division houses the entry level Physician Assistant Training Program, dual degree option Physician Assistant Program, and is affiliated with several Emory and Atlanta VA post-graduate PA Programs. This division offers CME opportunities in an onsite Board Review conference format and electronic format, as well as conducts several well-known community service-learning projects. Maha Lund, DHSc, PA-C, DFAAPA is the director of the Emory Physician Assistant Program. 

Student Health Program

The mission of Emory University Student Health Services is to empower students to take responsibility for their health and to complement the academic mission of the university by providing collaborative medical, counseling and health promotion services that result in a healthy campus culture. Student Health Services is committed to providing caring professional clinical services to a diverse student body and to reducing the stigma associated with seeking mental health services.

Undergraduate Medical Education

The Undergraduate Medical Education Division of the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine utilizes all of the resources within the Department to help students explore the amazing field of primary care, and Family Medicine in particular.  From required courses such as the Outpatient Experience (OPEX) and the Ambulatory Care Block to electives, externships and volunteer opportunities both here and abroad, students have the opportunity to work closely with family physicians and see first hand the joys and privileges of caring for patients throughout their lifetime.