Birth of American Academy of General Physicians

The American Academy of General Physicians ( AAGP ) was founded in September 1995 in the Atlanta Georgia area.

Prior to the founding of the American Academy of General Physicians ( AAGP ), the founders issed a declaration setting forth the need for general practice organizations.

In September, 1995, the American Academy of General Physicians filed articles of incorporation as a non-profit corporation with the State of Georgia. Shortly after the American Academy of General Physicians filed articles of incorporation of American Academy of General Physicins, the American Academy of General Physicians received recognition by the United States Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization.

The non-profit mission of the American Academy of General Physicians is to further the interest of general medicine and general practitioners and to contribute to the field of medicine in the areas of professional development, biomedical ethics, medical and scientific research, medical education, and the betterment of patient care.

The first meeting of the members of the American Academy of General Physicians was held on the weekend of April 19, 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia. The speakers of the meeting of the members of the American Academy of General Physicians included Susan Black, M.D. (who at that time was on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Family Physicians), Brian Childs, Ph.D. (who at that time was the Clinical Ethicist at Georgia Baptist Medical Center), and Bruce Jacobs, MBA (who at that time was Executive Vice President of Managed Care of Allegiant Physicians Services). Dr. Black spoke about the need for a general practice organization. Dr. Childs spoke about the role of ethics in medicine.

In September, 1995, the American Board of General Practice was also founded. The American Board of General Practice is a 501(c)(6) non-profit examining and certifying organization. The American Board of General Practice is recognized and accredited by the American Academy of General Physicians. Members of the American Academy of General Physicians may apply to obtain board certification from the American Board of General Practice. The American Board of General Practice will not accept applications from non-members of the American Academy of General Physicians.

Approximately one year later, after the founding of the American Academy of General Physicians, the American College of General Medicine was founded. The American College of General Medicine is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization. The American College of General Medicine provides the General Practice Training Program which is an educational resource for the American Board of General Practice. The American College of General Medicine is recognized and accredited by the American Academy of General Physicians. Members of the American Academy of General Physicians may apply to the General Practice Training Program of the American College of General Medicine. The American College of General Medicine will not accept applications from non-members of the American Academy of General Physicians.

The website of the American Academy of General Physicians contains a section for members of the American Academy of General Physicians. This section is called the "Members-Only Section". Members of the American Academy of General Physicians may access this section to find out about matters of importance to members of the American Academy of General Physicians.

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