The 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) - Suzanne L. Harrison, MD, Faculty Advisor
Emergency Medicine Interest Group (EMIG) - Stephen Quintero, MD, Faculty Advisor
Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) - Christienne Alexander, MD, Faculty Advisor
Family Medical Scholars - Daniel Van Durme, MD, Program Director
Florida Rural Health Association (FRHA) - Medical Student Chapter - Kerwyn Flowers, DO, Faculty Advisor
FSU Cares - Christienne Alexander, MD, Chapman Community Health Program Faculty Advisor; George Rust, MD, MPH, Immokalee Service Learning Advisor
Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) - Daniel Van Durme, MD, Faculty Co-Advisor, Suzanne L. Harrison, 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) - Daniel Van Durme, MD, Faculty Advisor
Student National Medical Association (SNMA) - Joedrecka Brown Speights, MD, Faculty Co-Advisor, Kerwyn Flowers, DO, Faculty Co-Advisor