Awards for Family Physicians
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Awards
- Family Practice Management Award for Practice Improvement(www.stfm.org)
- H. Winter Griffith Resident Scholarship for Excellence in Practice Improvement and Patient-Centered Care(www.stfm.org)
AAFP Foundation Awards and Grants
These awards recognize family physicians who are deemed to have made exceptional advances in furthering the strategic objectives of the Academy. This program assists AAFP members and staff, as well as constituent chapters, to identify, select, and recommend appropriate forms of recognition for exceptional initiatives or efforts that benefit family medicine.
The AAFP Office of Governance tracks all awards given by the organization and maintains records of previous recipients, award citations, and photographs of actual awards for reference.
AAFP Award for Distinguished and Meritorious Service to Family Medicine
This award recognizes members, nonmembers, chapter executives with 25-year service, and entities for long-time dedication to furthering the objectives of the AAFP and furthering the specialty of family medicine.
Exemplary Teaching Award
These awards recognize exemplary teaching skills, the implementation of outstanding educational programs and the development of innovative teaching models.
Family Physician of the Year
This award recognizes involvement in community affairs and activities that enhance the quality of life of the community.
This award recognizes extraordinary and enduring humanitarian efforts.
Robert Graham Family Physician Executive Award
This award recognizes an outstanding family physician for his or her role as a physician executive.
Thomas W. Johnson Award for Career Contributions to Family Medicine Education
This award recognizes outstanding contributions to Family Medicine education in undergraduate, graduate and continuing education spheres.
Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award for Practicing Doctors
This award established by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation for specialty societies, identifies and honors practicing physician who best demonstrate the ideals of compassionate and respectful care for a patient's physical and emotional well-being. The recipient will receive a monetary award of $1,000, and financial support* to receive the award at the Congress of Delegates meeting.