These awards recognize Maryland family physicians who are deemed to have made exceptional advances in furthering the strategic objectives of the Academy.
Note: MDAFP accepts nominations for each of these awards on a rolling basis. For a nominee to be considered for a 2019 award, submit by February 15, 2019. We will celebrate and recognize these leaders at the 2019 MDAFP Annual Meeting & Summer Summit.
Family Physician of the Year Award
The Maryland Family Physician of the Year Award recognizes a physician who exemplifies the tradition and contributions of the Family Physician to the continuing health of Maryland’s patients, families, and communities.
Family Medicine Educator of the Year
The Maryland Family Medicine Educator of the Year Award recognizes an educator who has made outstanding contributions to Family Medicine undergraduate, graduate and/or continuing education.
Lifetime Achievement Award
The Maryland Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a physician who exemplifies a long-standing dedication to furthering the specialty of Family Medicine through excellence in care, community engagement and support of new physicians in the specialty.