Awards Program

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.

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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.

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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.

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