Emory to Get $5 Million Gift to Boost Primary Care Doctors in Georgia

Oct 11, 2021 9:00 AM ET


The Emory University School of Medicine is getting a financial shot in the arm to help relieve the effects of a shortage of primary care doctors in Georgia.

Kathelen and Dan Amos, CEO of Aflac Inc. (NYSE: AFL), have pledged $5 million to create the Kathelen and Dan Amos Medical Student Loan Forgiveness Program.

“Our goal is to encourage and financially enable Emory medical school students to be on the front line of patient care and to make that a financially attractive option by eliminating some of their debt,” said Kathelen Amos, trustee of the Daniel P. Amos Family Foundation, during an exclusive interview with Atlanta Business Chronicle.

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