Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP
Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, Florida Hospital
- Former Faculty, Emory
- Served in U.S. Army
- Medical Education (Multiple Teaching Awards)
Dr. Eddie Needham is the Program Director for the Florida Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program. Originally trained as an industrial engineer at GA TECH, he went on to graduate from medical school at Emory. After finishing a residency in Family Practice at Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii, he served an additional four years in the US Army at Fort Benning, GA. He returned to Emory as faculty and advanced to Program Director for eight years. He received the degree of Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) while at Emory.
He has won numerous teaching awards to include the AAFP's Parke-Davis Teaching Award in 1996 and the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP) Teacher of the Year Award in 2007. He has published in the American Family Physician and continues to practice full service Family Medicine. He has taught at the AAFP's Annual Scientific Assembly as well as numerous engagements with the GAFP. It is his joy and passion to teach students of medicine the wonders of the human body and spirit. He loves his wife of 23 years, his five children, the rigors of triathlons, the wonder and surprise of fishing, and mountain top experiences with friends.
133 Benmore Drive, Suite 200
Winter Park, FL 32792