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Family Educator of the Year / Family Doctor of the Year- Nominations Open

4/10/2019
The New York State Academy of Family Physicians is seeking nominations for the 2019 FAMILY PHYSICIAN OF THE YEAR.

The New York State Academy of Family Physicians is seeking nominations for the 2019 FAMILY EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR
 
The New York State Academy of Family Physicians is seeking nominations for the 2019 FAMILY PHYSICIAN OF THE YEAR.

Each year the New York State Academy of Family Physicians awards one family physician the title of Family Physician of the Year” for New York State on the basis of outstanding service to patients and community, and devotion to Family Practice. The only other requirement is that nominees be members in good standing of the New York State Academy of Family Physicians(AAFP).

Individuals are encouraged to send letters of nomination to the New York State Academy describing why their family physician should receive the Family Physician of the Year Award. This allows patients to recognize the excellent services provided to them by their family physician.
The Family Physician of the Year for New York will also be nominated for the American Academy of Family Physicians’ Family Physician of the Year Award.

The physician for New York State will be honored during the NYSAFP Annual Meeting June 15, 2019.

Nomination letters should be received by May 1.

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In 1991, the New York State Academy of Family Physicians established an award for excellence in family practice education. This award is known as the Family Practice Educator of the Year Award and is given annually to recognize excellence in education. Several years ago we started including Volunteer Educators.

The nominees must be active members of the NYSAFP and should be involved in teaching activities at the student level, resident level or continuing medical education of family physicians. 

Please fill out the following form submitting names of people you feel will be deserving of this award by April 30.

The award will be presented at the Congress of Delegates of the NYSAFP June 15, 2019.

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2018 Family Practice Educator and/or Volunteer Educator of the Year Award

The NYSAFP’s Family Practice Educator of the Year Award is designed to “recognize persons, who in the opinion of the Academy, have made outstanding contributions to education for family practice in undergraduate, graduate and continuing education spheres.”

Nomination letters should be received by APRIL 30.