Richard Sams

Medical Director

Richard Sams

Medical Director


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Family Medicine

Department of Institute for Public and Preventive Health

  • HB 4021


  • MD, Medicine Boston University, 1995

  • BA, Biology/Biological Sciences, General Boston University, 1991


  • PHY State of GA, 2017

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BMBS 5706

    Bioclinical Seminar VI
  • MEDI 6320

    Brain, Behavior, & Movement
  • RFAP 5000

    Family Practice
  • MEDI 6120

    Foundations of Medicine
  • FMPC 6003

    Bioethics Practicum
  • MEDI 6000

    Care of the Chronic & Term Pat
  • PHAS 5227

    Hematology and Oncology


Selected Recent Publications

  • Leadership through ethics: preliminary assessment of an innovative medical ethics education program., 2021
  • Medical student reflections: Chaplain shadowing as a model for compassionate care training., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Secret of Quality Is Love: A Qualitative Study Exploring Physician and Nurse Perspectives on What It Means to Love Their Patients., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal