Suzanne Lester

Associate Professor

Suzanne Lester

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Family Medicine


Graduate of the UC Berkeley-UC San Francisco Joint Medical Program and UCSF-Sutter Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency. Interests are Family Medicine and Underserved Populations.

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  • MD, Medicine University of California, SanF, 2003

  • MS, Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other University of California, Berk, 2001

  • BA, Anthropology University of California, Berk, 1992

  • BA, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution University of California, Berk, 1992


  • Board Certification American Board of Family Medicine, 2007

  • PHY Ga Comp Med Brd, 2007

  • Physician Georgia Medical Board, 2007

  • Physician The Medical Board of California, 2005

Awards & Honors

  • AAMC GRMC Shining Star of Community Achievement Curricular Award AAMC- Group on Regional Medical Campuses, 2023

  • Gold Humanism Honors Society Inductee Gold Society, 2021

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 5212

    Mod 1: Hematology/Oncology
  • MEDI 5156

    Mod 2: Musculoskeletal
  • MEDI 5232

    Mod 3: Cardiopulmonary
  • MEDI 5151

    Module 1: Fundamentals

Teaching Interests

Family Medicine Clerkship Clinical Skills Population and Community Health

Research Interests

Community Health

Professional Service

  • AU/UGA Medical Partnership Mobile/Athens Free Clinic 2018 - Present

    Role: Director