Frank McDonald Jr. M.D., MBA. was elected to the position of president-elect of the Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) at its House of Delegates (HOD) meeting in Savannah on October 15. He will begin a one-year term as MAG’s president at this time next year.
“I am truly honored and excited to be given the opportunity to serve as an advocate for my patients. my profession. and my community.” says Dr. McDonald. a board-certified neurologist who cares for his patients at The Longstreet Clinic in Gainesville. He will be the first Longstreet Clinic physician to serve as MAG’s president.
Dr. McDonald has been the speaker of MAG’s HOD for the last two years and prior to that he was vice-speaker for six years. He is a graduate of the MAG Foundation’s Georgia Physicians Leadership Academy. Dr. McDonald received his medical degree from the University of Mississippi Medical School and he completed his residency and fellowship at University Hospital in Jackson. Mississippi. He earned an MBA with honors from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.
Dr. McDonald lives in Gainesville with his wife. Shantha and his daughter, Asha. With more than 7,800 members. MAG is the leading voice for physicians in Georgia. MAG represents physicians in every specialty and practice setting. MAG’s membership has increased by more than 35 percent since 2010. Go to www.mag. org for additional information on MAG.