MAG “Doctor of the Day” Program FAQ
How do I sign up to be a MAG Doctor of the Day program volunteer?
Complete the application form and email it to Christiana Craddock at firstname.lastname@example.org. She will provide you with available dates and logistical details. Physicians can also call Craddock at 678.303.9271 with any questions.
Is the Doctor of the Day program limited to MAG members?
No. Any M.D. or D.O. who is licensed in Georgia can serve as a MAG Doctor of the Day volunteer.
Can retired physicians serve as a MAG Doctor of the Day volunteer?
Yes – as long as they have an active medical license in the state.
Can I serve as a MAG Doctor of the Day volunteer more than once during a legislative session?
Yes, and it’s not unusual for a physician to serve as a Doctor of the Day more than once during a
Should legislators and their staff encourage their personal physicians to serve as a MAG Doctor of
the Day volunteer?
Can physicians in any specialty serve as a MAG Doctor of the Day volunteer?
Yes – any licensed M.D. or D.O. can serve as a Doctor of the Day volunteer.
Is MAG’s Medical Aid Station stocked with medicine?
Yes. MAG relies on the generosity of physicians and pharmacists to furnish the Medical Aid Station with
medicine. Doctor of the Day volunteers are encouraged to bring sample medications to the Medical Aid
Station on the day of their service. The most common medications that are needed include amoxicillin,
biaxin, levaquin, Z packs, Benadryl, aspirin (81 mg and 325 mg), Advil (200 mg), Aleve (220 mg),
Tylenol, Tylenol Sinus, Claritin, Mucinex and Mucinex DM, Mylanta or Pepto-Bismol, Robitussin,
Neosporin ointment, and blood glucose test strips.
Where should I park when I serve as a MAG Doctor of the Day volunteer?
Doctor of the Day volunteers can use parking space 12 in the Coverdell Legislative Office Building
courtyard parking lot at 18 Capitol Square, SW – which is located at the intersection of Capitol Avenue
and Capitol Square, directly across the street from the Capitol. Enter the lot on Capitol Place, which is the
road between the Coverdell Building and the South Parking Deck. Note that Capitol Place is a one way
street from Trinity Avenue to Mitchell Street. Click here
to view the parking map. MAG will provide you
with a parking permit that you must display on your vehicle’s dashboard to avoid being ticketed, towed or
for directions to the Georgia State Capitol.
Where should MAG Doctor of the Day volunteers stay if they are from out of town?
There are a number of good lodging options that are close to the State Capitol, but the most convenient is
the Holiday Inn Atlanta Capitol Conference Center.
Are MAG Doctor of the Day volunteers protected by Georgia’s “Good Samaritan Law”?
Yes. Georgia law states that “any persons rendering emergency care to a victim of an accident or
emergency are not liable for any civil damages.” Click here
for Georgia’s “Good Samaritan Law.