About the Academy Awards
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Each year, the MAFP recognizes members for their hard work and dedication to Minnesota family medicine.

Nominations for 2017 Academy Awards were accepted through January 27, 2017.

Minnesota Family Physician of the Year

  • Recognizes a family physician member who personifies the highest ideals of the specialty of family medicine
  • Nominated by the general public, clinic administrators, MAFP members and nonmember family medicine colleagues
  • Presented at the MVP Celebration during the annual Spring Refresher
  • View past Minnesota Family Physician of the Year Winners

Family Medicine Resident of the Year

  • Recognizes a third-year resident for contributions to family medicine in his or her community, including teaching, leadership and educational activities
  • Nominated by fellow residents, medical students, educators, residency program directors or other MAFP members
  • Presented at the MVP Celebration during the annual Spring Refresher
  • View past Family Medicine Resident of the Year Award Winners

Medical Student Leadership Award

  • Recognizes a fourth-year medical student for family medicine activities on a local, community, medical school, state or national level
  • Nominated by fellow students, residents, educator or other MAFP members
  • Presented at the MVP Celebration during the annual Spring Refresher
  • View past Medical Student Leadership Award Winners

Family Medicine Educator of the Year

  • Recognizes an outstanding teacher of family medicine; full-time, part-time and volunteer physicians from academic and clinical settings are eligible
  • Nominated by residents, medical students, fellow teachers or other MAFP members
  • Presented at the MVP Celebration during the annual Spring Refresher
  • View past Family Medicine Educator of the Year Winners

Innovation & Research Award

A sixth award, the MAFP Merit Award, is given occasionally for exceptional service to the MAFP; any MAFP member can nominate another member by emailing tara@mafp.org with the nominee's name and reason for nomination.

Recent Award Winners by Year

2016 Award Winners  |  2015 Award Winners  |  2014 Award Winners

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