TLC’s Jenkins honored with award for teaching excellence

The Center for Women’s Health at The Longstreet Clinic, P.C., is pleased to announce that W. Thomas “Tommy” Jenkins, M.D., was recently honored with the Alpha Omega Alpha Volunteer Clinical Faculty Award presented by the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Jenkins was selected for the award by his peers, faculty, staff and alumni.

According to Dr. Clarence Joe with Alpha Omega Alpha, the award is in recognition of “outstanding personal and professional achievements” and “continued dedication to excellence in medical education of our students.”

Elected to the Alpha of Georgia Chapter in 2009, Dr. Jenkins was honored at April’s AOA banquet in Augusta.

“I am extremely proud of this department and its effort with regards to this teaching opportunity,” Dr. Jenkins said. The award demonstrates that the Center for Women’s Health has “established a superior environment for our students and they appreciate it greatly,” Jenkins added.

Dr. Jenkins began practicing in Gainesville in 1978 and is a founding member of The Longstreet Clinic. He served as TLC’s president from 2002-2004. He is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia, where he also completed his residency. Dr. Jenkins is a fellow with the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

The Longstreet Clinic, P.C., incorporated in 1995, is a fully integrated multi-specialty medical group owned and managed by physicians. TLC has grown to include nearly 90 physicians in over 15 specialties, and more than 40 nurse practitioners, physicians assistants and certified nurse midwives. In 2010, The Longstreet Clinic was ranked by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as the eighth largest physician group practice in Georgia, and as the third largest independent group practice. With its main campus located in Gainesville, TLC physicians also see patients at offices in OakwoodBufordBraseltonDahlonegaCummingBaldwin and Toccoa. Doctors you know. Care you trust. The Longstreet Clinic, where patient care is always centered around you.

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