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MAFP Presents Award, Elects Officers

Friday, April 17, 2015  
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The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) presented awards and elected officers on April 16, 2015, during its Annual Meeting and Spring Refresher at The Depot Minneapolis.

           2015 Award Winners:

Minnesota Family Physician of the Year – Thomas Bracken, MD, Mille Lacs Health System, Onamia.

President’s Award – John Wilkinson, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester; Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.

Teacher of the Year – Michael Wootten, Program Director, University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program; Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Minneapolis, MN

Resident of the Year – Betsy Gilbertson, MD, and Cora Walsh, MD, Third-year residents, University of Minnesota/North Memorial Family Medicine Hospital Residency Program, Minneapolis, MN

Researcher of the Year – CJ Peek, PhD, Professor, University of Minnesota Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Minneapolis, MN

Medical Student Award for Contributions to Family Medicine – Megan Chock,
Fourth-year medical student, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN

View photos of 2015 award winners at http://mafp.org/?page=awards_2015.

           2015-2016 MAFP Officers:

President – M. Tariq Fareed, MD, Plymouth, MN

President-Elect – Dania Kamp, MD, Moose Lake, MN

Board Chair – David Bucher, M.D., St. Paul, MN

Speaker of the House – Glenn Nemec, MD, Monticello, MN

Vice Speaker – Kimberly Wernsing, MD, Mankato, MN

Treasurer – Raymond Christensen, MD, Duluth, MN

Officer-At-Large – Roli Dwivedi, MD, Minneapolis, MN

Director-At-Large – Deborah Dittberner, M.D., Alexandria, MN

Immediate Past President – Kurt Angstman, MD, Rochester, MN

AAFP Delegate – Kurt Angstman, MD, Rochester, MN

AAFP Delegate – David Hutchinson, MD, Duluth, MN

AAFP Alternate Delegate – Julie K. Anderson, MD, St. Cloud, MN

AAFP Alternate Delegate – Daron Gersch, MD, Albany, MN  

The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians is a professional association of approximately3,000 family physicians, family medicine residents and medical students organized to assist family physicians in providing quality medical care in Minnesota. The MAFP is the largest medical specialty organization in Minnesota and is a state chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians, one of the largest national medical organizations in the United States with 115,900 members.


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