Awards for Medical Students, Residents, and Medical Education Faculty
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 medical students, residents and medical education faculty 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.
Tar Wars Award for FMIGs
Medical students who participate in the Tar Wars challenge to educate kids about the harmful effects of tobacco use can win up to $500 for their FMIGs.
AAFP Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education
This award recognizes outstanding family medicine residents for their leadership, civic involvement, exemplary patient care and aptitude for and interest in family medicine.
Exemplary Teaching Awards
These awards recognize exemplary teaching skills, the implementation of outstanding educational programs and the development of innovative teaching models.
FMIG Network Program of Excellence Award
This award recognizes Family Medicine Interest Groups (FMIGs) for their efforts to stimulate interest in FMIG activities and a career in Family Medicine.
Nikitas J. Zervanos Outstanding Program Director Award
This award recognizes a family medicine residency director who has demonstrated leadership and advancement of the specialty.
National Conference Scholarships
A listing of all scholarships available for the National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students.