DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (December 27, 2018) – Carrie G. Vey, M.D. has been elected vice-president of the distinguished, 5,400-member Florida Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Vey, who serves as program director for the Family Medicine Residency Program at Halifax Health, assumes this new role after previously serving as a member of the Florida Academy of Family Physicians Board of Trustees.
Board-certified in both family medicine and hospice and palliative medicine, Dr. Vey is a 2001 graduate of Wake Forest University in North Carolina. While at Wake Forest, she received a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. In 2006, she graduated from the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, where she became a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and the Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society. Dr. Vey went on to complete Halifax Health’s Family Medicine Residency Program in 2009.
During her residency, Dr. Vey served as chief resident and received the Halifax Health Nurse’s Award for the Caring Physician, the H.S. Budd Treloar Award for Interest in Women’s Health, and the American Academy of Family Physicians Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education. In addition, she was named the Florida Academy of Family Physicians Foundation Resident Scholar. After graduation from residency, Dr. Vey completed a Faculty Development Fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
In 2011, Dr. Vey joined the faculty of Halifax Health’s Family Medicine Residency Program. Her teaching interests include women’s health, pediatrics and inpatient medicine. She also serves as a clinical assistant professor for the Florida State University College of Medicine Daytona Beach Regional Medical School Campus.
About the Florida Academy of Family Physicians
The Florida Academy of Family Physicians is composed of more than 5,400 family medicine physicians, resident physicians, and medical students from across the state. The FAFP works to advance the specialty of family medicine by promoting excellence and improvement in the healthcare of all Floridians. The FAFP is the Florida chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians, which represents more than 124,900 members nationwide.
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