Service Overview

BrownJo_FSUMED121112CH05The faculty and staff within the Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health are committed to the mission of the Florida State University College of Medicine. All faculty provide clinical care to the underserved in numerous communities, including the local Department of Health and in rural areas such as Marianna and Immokalee, Florida.

Service is also provided through participation in numerous local, state, national and international organizations.

In addition, faculty are advisors to the following very active student interest groups:

American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) - Faculty Advisor TBD

Emergency Medicine Interest Group (EMIG) - Stephen Quintero, MD, Faculty Advisor

Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) - Faculty Advisor TBD

Family Medical Scholars - Daniel Van Durme, MD, Program Director

Florida Rural Health Association (FRHA) - Medical Student Chapter - Kerwyn Flowers, DO, Faculty Advisor

FSU Cares - George Rust, MD, MPH, Immokalee Service Learning Advisor

Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) - Daniel Van Durme, MD, Faculty Co-Advisor

Humanism Evolving through Arts and Literature (HEAL) - Tana Welch, PhD, Faculty Advisor

Humanities and Medicine (HAM) - Tana Welch, PhD, Faculty Advisor

Pre-Latino Medical Student Association - Susan LaJoie, DrPH, APRN-c, Faculty Advisor

Medical Student Council (MSC) - Kema Gadson, EdD, Faculty Advisor

Students Interested in Global Health (SIGH) - Faculty Advisor TBD

Student National Medical Association (SNMA) - Joedrecka Brown Speights, MD, Faculty Co-Advisor, Kerwyn Flowers, DO, Faculty Co-Advisor