Kerwyn L Flowers D.O., FAAFP

Kerwyn L Flowers D.O., FAAFP

Associate Professor; Director of Rural Medical Education; Director of Clinical Programs; Faculty Advisor, FRHA

Main Campus

Dr. Flowers joined the Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health in the spring of 2017, currently serving as the Director of Rural Medical Education since 2019. She also serves as the Director of Clinical Programs, coordinating the curriculum during the M3 and M4 clerkship years. Dr. Flowers teaches in the pre-clerkship curriculum as a large group instructor, Clinical Learning Center (CLC) instructor, and as a small group facilitator. She is a Faculty Advisor for the FSU Student Chapter of the Florida Rural Health Association and serves on several committees including the Year 1/Year 2 and Year 3/Year 4 Curriculum Committees. In her clinical role, Dr. Flowers practices general family medicine and teaches in the context of direct patient care.

Prior to joining FSUCOM, she was a faculty member at the Floyd Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program in Rome, GA. There, she participated in the training of residents and medical students in the inpatient and outpatient settings. At Floyd, she also served as the Director of Osteopathic Medical Education.

Dr. Flowers is a graduate of the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her Family Medicine Residency at Akron City Hospital in Akron, OH. Following her training, Dr. Flowers spent several years in private practice in North Florida/South Georgia. In 2015, she completed a Fellowship in Academic Medicine at the Northeast Ohio Medical University, and in 2021, completed a Faculty Development Fellowship at UNC Chapel Hill. Dr. Flowers is dually boarded in Family Medicine (AOA Board Certified in Family Medicine/OMT and ABFM Board Certified in Family Medicine).

Her special interests include musculoskeletal medicine, preventive healthcare, medical student education in clinical examination and diagnostic skills, patient partnership and empowerment, underserved medicine, and rural health.

B.S., Florida A & M University, 1999
D.O., Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2007
Family Medicine Residency, Akron City Hospital, 2010
Academic Medicine Fellowship, Northeast Ohio Medical University, 2015
Faculty Development Fellowship, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 2021

Florida Academy of Family Physicians
Florida Society of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
American Osteopathic Association
American Academy of Family Physicians
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
Capital Medical Society