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Dr. Jerry and Susan Rogers Receive National Honor from the American Academy of Family Physicians

Thursday, November 18, 2010  
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LEAWOOD, Kan. – Dr. Jerry and Susan Rogers, Moorhead, MN, were awarded the 2010 Philanthropist of the Year Award by the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation (AAFP Founation) during its Annual Recognition Dinner on September 30, 2010 in Denver, CO. The AAFP Foundation’s Annual Recognition Dinner was held in conjunction with the AAFP’s Scientific Assembly, one of the largest gatherings of primary care providers in the country, September 30 – October 2, 2010.

The Philanthropist of the Year is awarded each year to individuals who exemplify the spirit of philanthropy through financial, leadership and volunteer support of Family Medicine philanthropic efforts. These individuals encourage philanthropy in others and serve as inspiring role models.

The 2010 Philanthropist of the Year Award recipients, Dr. Jerry and Susan Rogers, have a deep commitment to the AAFP Foundation. Dr. Rogers is a Past President of the Foundation and served many years on the Foundation's Board of Trustees. In addition, the Rogers have traveled with the Physicians With Heart delegation to Tajikistan and supported many of the Foundation's other programs as well as efforts at the chapter level and in the local community.

About the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation advances the values of Family Medicine by promoting humanitarian, educational and scientific initiatives that improve the health of all people. For more information, please visit www.aafpfoundation.org.

The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians is a professional association of approximately 3,000 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 more than 103,000 members.


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