Public Relations

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3/21/2024 - Illinois Matches Up in 2024 Match

IAFP 2023 Awards:  Read More

IAFP 2022 Awards - Read more
Family Physician of the Year - Joseph E. Ross, MD
Teacher of the Year - Brandyn Mason, DO
Vincent D. Keenan Servant Leadership Award - Janet R. Albers, MD, FAAFP
President's Awards - Christina Wells, MD, MPH, FAAFP and Careyana Brenham, MD, FAAFP

IAFP 2021 Awards:
Family Physician of the Year 
presented November 10 
Distinguished Service Award
, presented October 21
Teacher of the Year presented November 3
Presidents Awards one presented October 20, two presented on November 3 and the final on November 10 

2020 Awards Honorees2020 President's Awards and CEO Vincent D. Keenan's Retirement

2019 IAFP Awards Honorees 

2018 IAFP Awards Honorees

2017 IAFP Awards honorees.

2016 Awards:   Read the press release (or  download Word file)  and view photos of the awards honorees

Highlight video of Dr. Stephen Pilcher, Owner, Bloomington Primary Care and 2016 Family Physician of the Year

View listing of all FP of the Year and Teachers of the Year

IAFP Statements
Tobacco Policy
IAFP statement on supporting graduate medical education in any health care reform process.
State Government issues
Teaching Health Centers

IAFP Supports Cook County Sugar Sweetened Beverage Tax -  Read the testimony provided by past president Javette C. Orgain, MD, MPH, FAAFP at the Board meeting on 11/10/16

IAFP Supports Tobacco 21 laws.  Read the letter to the editor from President Alvia Siddiqi, MD that appeared in the Feb. 1 Chicago Sun-Times.

Check out the IAFP's education video on the flu vaccine and why you should get one!  

   Adult vaccination radio spot.  

More Awards History 

2015 IAFP Awards Honorees .  You can view and download photos here 
Read the speech from Family Physician of the Year Elba M. Villavincencio, MD

Congratulations to Alisha T. Thomas, MD - AAFP 2015 Exemplary Teaching Award winner!  Read more.



IAFP 2014 Awards Honorees (Nov. 2014)


IAFP 2013 Award Winners (Nov. 2013)

Family Physicians and the Affordable Care Act (Sept. 2013)

Small practice makes big changes (June 2013)