MCG faculty breaks down health care barriers with AU/UGA Medical Partnership

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Dr. Brett Magner is an assistant professor with the AU/UGA Medical Partnership. [Photo by Dorothy Kozlowski/UGA]

Dr. Brett Magner, assistant professor and alumnus of the Medical College of Georgia, is helping bridge the health care gap in Athens-Clarke County.

Magner is now faculty with the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership, and advises medical students to be approachable by being human.

“If you’re able to meet patients where they’re at and have meaningful conversations with them, that can have a huge impact on their lives,” he said.

Magner specializes in family medicine in underserved areas. Family medicine addresses comprehensive healthcare for all ages and genders, and physicians in this field are often primary care doctors. Typical for his specialty, Magner wears many hats.

Read the full story by Hayley Major on UGA Today.

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