Nominate a member for IAFP Awards


View a listing of past IAFP Awards honorees here.

Family Physician of the Year - Deadline has passed for 2017

Deadline for nominations is June 1, 2017
The Family Physician of the Year Award recognizes a physician who
•    Provides patients with compassionate, comprehensive and caring family medicine
•    Is directly involved in community affairs and activities to enhance the quality of the community
•    Provides a credible role model professionally and personally to other health professionals, and residents and medical students
•    Can effectively represent IAFP and the specialty of family medicine in the public arena
•    Exemplifies the family physician’s leadership role improving the health of our state.

Eligibility Requirements
    Each candidate must:
    1.    Be in active practice.
    2.    Spend at least 50 percent of his/her time in direct patient care.
    3.    Be an IAFP member in good standing.
    4.    Be board certified in family medicine.
    5.    Be in practice at least five years since completing residency training

Family Medicine Teachers of the Year - link to nomination form here

We are asking Illinois medical students, residents and educators to nominate someone special to be the next Illinois Family Medicine Teacher of the Year.  We are accepting nominees for two separate categories:  Employed or Volunteer faculty.     
The deadline for nominations is June 20, 2017.  

The Teacher of the Year Awards recognizes a physician who has made outstanding contributions to the field of teaching family medicine by developing and implementing innovations in family medicine education. He or she also inspires new family physicians through dedication, mentoring and support.   

Eligibility Requirements
    Each candidate must:
    1.    Be actively engaged in patient care.
    2.    Be an IAFP member in good standing.
    4.    Be board certified in family medicine.
    5.    Have continuous active involvement in formal family medicine education at either the medical school or residency level for at least two years