MAFP searching for Missouri Family Physician of the Year

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Nomination deadline for annual award is March 1

The Missouri Academy of Family Physicians is searching for candidates for Missouri Family Physician of the Year.

The Missouri Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) supports over 1,100 active members in the work-force -- doing extraordinary things every day.

The deadline for nominations for the next Missouri Family Physician of the Year Award is March 1.

Nominations may be made by the public, as well as by physicians. A Nomination Form explaining why a person feels a physician deserves the Family Physician of the Year Award must be completed and submitted by the deadline. People should include a description of what characteristics make this family physician stand out among his/her colleagues.

People may visit www.mo-afp.org for complete information about the judging criteria, eligibility requirements, limitations, and the nomination and selection process. For more information about qualifications for the award, people may call 573-635-0830, or email lbernskoetter@mo-afp.org.

Founded in 1947, the Missouri Academy of Family Physicians is a non-profit professional medical association of more than 2,000 physicians, residents, and medical students across the state and is headquartered in Jefferson City. MAFP is dedicated to optimizing the health of patients, families, and communities of Missouri through patient care, advocacy, education, and research.

MAFP is a constituent chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), one of the largest national medical organizations, with more than 105,900 members in 50 states, D.C., Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Guam, as well as internationally.

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