Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP

Program Director and Academic Chairman, Florida Hospital Family Medicine Residency; Associate Professor, University of Central Florida College of Medicine; Clinical Associate Professor, Florida State University College of Medicine

Dr. Needham has been a family medicine educator for 23 years. In 2017, he received the Gold Level Program Director Recognition Award from the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD) for his years of leadership and experience. He has been a requested speaker at FMX since 2010, as well as speaking for the Georgia and Florida chapters of the AAFP for more than 15 years. Dr. Needham practices full-service family medicine, providing care from "conception to resurrection." In 2013, he received the Full-Time Florida Family Physician Educator award. He is also the recipient of the 2007 Georgia Academy of Family Physicians Teacher of the Year award and the AAFP Foundation's 1997 Parke-Davis teaching award. It is his joy and passion to teach students of medicine the wonders of the human body and spirit.