Daytona Beach, FL March 23, 2021 – Florida House Representative Paul Renner is sponsoring Dr. Carrie Vey as the Doctor of the Day on March 25, 2021. Dr. Vey is the Program Director of the Halifax Health Family Medicine Residency Program, the area’s only residency program.
According to Representative Renner, “Dr. Vey has been an integral part of the medical community and is responsible for leading a team at the longest operated family medicine residency program in Florida. Through her leadership in that role, she has helped ensure that we have enough physicians in the area.”
About the honor Dr. Vey said,” I am so honored to represent the 4,300 Team Members, 500 plus physicians, our aspiring residents the community at the Capitol.”
Dr. Vey graduated from Wake Forest University with a B.S. in Chemistry in 2001, followed by medical education at University of South Florida College of Medicine in 2006. She completed Family Medicine Residency at Halifax Health Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program in 2009. During her residency, she served as chief resident and received the Halifax Health Nurse’s Award for the Caring Physician and the H.S. Budd Treloar Award for Interest in Women’s Health. After graduation from residency, Dr. Vey completed a Faculty Development Fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
In 2011, Dr. Vey joined the faculty at Halifax Health Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program. Her teaching interests include Women’s Health, Pediatrics, and Inpatient Medicine. She also serves as an FSU Clinical Assistant Professor, teaching medical students from the FSU COM Daytona Beach campus. She is involved in the Florida Academy of Family Physicians and currently serves as President Elect to the FAFP Board of Directors.
As Doctor of the Day, Vey will be responsible for serving the members of the legislature should the need arise.