Awards for Family Physicians

See Also
  • AAFP Degree of Fellow
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Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Awards

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.

Announce Your Award

Did you receive a national award from the AAFP? Use this form(1 page DOC) to announce your national honor to your community.


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.

Family Physician of the Year

This award recognizes involvement in community affairs and activities that enhance the quality of life of the community.

Humanitarian Award

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.