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2023 GAPA CME Conference

There is still time to register for the 2023 GAPA CME Conference! 55 Cat 1 CMEs through AAPA and 43 CE with 10 Pharma CEs available through AANP. Workshops are included in the registration fee! * Now is the time to register!   *The botox workshop has a fee to attend.

Legislative Report

Legislative Report Appropriations Committees met House Committee Assignments unveiled Governor Announces Floor Leaders This week, members of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees met to hear about the state of Georgia’s economy, the economic forecast, the state’s liabilities, and the state agency heads regarding their proposed budgets.  Next week, the Department of Community Health is … Read more

Georgia General Assembly

Georgia General Assembly: Legislative Days 1-4 (of 40) Swearing in of legislators and constitutional officers Representative Jon Burns was elected Speaker Senator John Kennedy was elected President Pro Tempore Legislative calendar set Governor’s Healthcare Workforce Commission issues final report. Senate announces committee assignments. Legislators returned to Atlanta to kick off the 2023 legislative session.  The week … Read more

Georgia Political Update

In devastating news, the Georgia Speaker of the House, David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge), passed away Wednesday after a brief illness.  Speaker Ralston was an exceptional leader, statesman, and most importantly,  friend to us all.  He had previously announced that he had decided not to run for the position of Speaker of the House of Representatives again, resulting … Read more

2022 Election Updates

 Gov Brian Kemp wins second term · Republicans retain all Georgia State-wide offices · US Senator Raphael Warnock and Hershel Walker head to a runoff · General Assembly remains in republican control · Georgia House and Senate Republicans select leaders On Tuesday Georgians went to the polls to elect Georgia policymakers, including: Governor, Lt Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney … Read more

GAPA PAs at Capital Hill

Usually you hear me talk about PA issues on the state level but I had the privilege to represent GAPA, alongside our president Skyler, at the AAPA Leadership Advocacy Summit in Washington DC.   We heard from so many wonderful speakers about the future of the PA profession.  One of the bills we advocated for was … Read more