Awards & Accolades
The Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP) honors members exemplifying excellence in the practice of family medicine and for their national, state chapter and community-based leadership roles and contributions to clinical research and healthcare.
The nomination period for the 2021 GAFP Academy Awards is now OPEN.
2021 Awards Criteria and Nomination Information
|Family Medicine Physician of the Year
||2021 Family Physician of the Year Award Criteria and Application|
|Family Medicine Educator of the Year
This award is bestowed on a deserving member who has been a leader in academic, community and professional affairs, along with making outstanding contributions to the profession or the community.
|2021 Family Medicine Educator of the Year Criteria and Application|
|Family Medicine Resident of the Year
Awarded to the resident who exhibits dedication to family medicine through leadership and involvement in his/her residency program and in the community
|2021 Resident of the Year Criteria and Application|
Community and Volunteer Service Award
Awarded to a member who excels in service to their community and makes outstanding contributions in welfare, education, health, government, or the arts.
|Volunteer and Community Services Award Criteria and Application|
|Keith Ellis, MD Resident Scholarship Award
Given to a Chief Resident or Co-Chief Resident who displays excellent leadership skills in their family medicine residency program.
|2021 Keith Ellis Scholarship Award Criteria and Application|
|T.A. Sappington Award
This prestigious award is given to student members who have demonstrated their commitment to family medicine by choosing to attend a Georgia Family Medicine Residency Program.
|2021 T.A. Sappington Awards – Criteria and Application|