The Medical Association of Atlanta (MAA) gave its highest award, the Aven Cup, to Dr. John S. Harvey at its annual meeting.
Dr. Harvey was awarded the Aven Cup for his service to the Atlanta Community and the Medical Association of Atlanta. Dr. Harvey serves the community as a volunteer in the Georgia State Defense Force he serves as the Command Surgeon. Notable missions include the Katrina/Rita hurricane victim airlift reception and the Haiti earthquake victim airlift reception in Atlanta, GA.Â During the 1996 Olympics he served as a Medical Command Officer dealing directly with the medical and multi agency response to the Centennial Park bombing.
Dr. Harvey serves on the board of directors for the Medical Association of Atlanta and the Medical Association of Georgia where he serves as Speaker of the House of Delegates.
The MAA has a tradition of its physician leaders serving the community. â€œDr. Harvey is one of many leaders continue that continue the tradition serving our community that began in 1854,â€ said David Waldrep Executive Director/CEO.
The MAA is a non-profit association dedicated to the advancement of organized medicine in the Atlanta area.
MAA members have united their individual voices and efforts into one cohesive body of progress, representing the new face of organized medicine in areas of legislation, community service, and individual patient care. In an era when outside influences are disrupting and dividing the practice of medicine more than ever before, MAA members stand as a united front, working to affect needed changes in todayâ€™s healthcare systems, while remaining steadfast in support of the historic image of the skilled, caring, hands-on physician.
For more information on the Medical Association of Atlanta, please visit www.maa-assn.org or call 404.881.1020.