Created: 1973, Revised: 2004
Previously: Thomas W. Johnson Award
Established in 1973, the AAFP's Thomas W. Johnson Award is designed to recognize persons who, in the opinion of the AAFP Board of Directors, have made outstanding contributions to education for family medicine in undergraduate, graduate and continuing education spheres.
The award was named in honor of Thomas W. Johnson, MD, a long-time member of the Academy, who actively served the Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians and the national AAFP before joining the Academy staff in 1969. From 1971 until 1973, Dr. Johnson served as the director of the Division of Education.
If you have any questions or need more information, please contact the AAFP at (800) 274-2237, ext. 6702, or Claudia Caton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
List of Past Recipients(2 page PDF)
Email correspondence to chapters, members of the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD), Association of Departments of Family Medicine (ADFM) and Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) will be conducted in December 2013 containing additional information on this award.
All nominations must include the following information to be eligible for consideration:
AAFP Constituent Chapters, Members and Academia
AAFP Commission on Education
Congress of Delegates*
*Travel expenses are provided. See AAFP Travel Guidelines for Award Recipients.
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Awards for Family Physicians
Thomas W. Johnson Award for Career Contributions to Family Medicine Education