Family Physician of the Year
Created: 1977 - Revised 1995
Previously: Family Doctor of the Year
This award recognizes a physician member who is directly and effectively involved in community affairs and activities that enhance the quality of life of the community. Must be an AAFP member in good standing.
- Provides his/her patients with compassionate, comprehensive, and caring family medicine on a continuing basis;
- Enhances the quality of his/her community by being directly and effectively involved in community affairs and activities;
- Acts as a credible role model professionally and personally to his/her community, to other health professionals, and residents and medical students; and
- Stands out among his/her colleagues.
AAFP Constituent Chapters
AAFP Public Relations Department
AAFP Scientific Assembly*
*Travel expenses are provided. See AAFP Travel Guidelines for Award Recipients.