The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recognizes medical education faculty who are deemed to have made exceptional advances in furthering the strategic objectives of the AAFP with two awards. The deadline for receipt of materials for these awards is March 1, 2020.
Exemplary Teaching Awards
These awards were developed by the AAFP Commission on Education in conjunction with the Commission on Membership and Member Services to acknowledge AAFP members who deserve recognition for excellence in teaching, as well as individuals who have implemented outstanding educational programs and/or developed innovative teaching models. One national award will be presented in two separate categories: Full-time or part-time faculty, and volunteer faculty. Former winners of the Thomas W. Johnson Award are not eligible to be considered for the Exemplary Teaching Awards.
Thomas W. Johnson Award for Career Contributions to Family Medicine Education
The Thomas W. Johnson Award for Career Contributions is presented annually to an AAFP member who has made outstanding contributions to education for family medicine in undergraduate, graduate and continuing education spheres. The Commission on Education will review all applications and make a recipient recommendation to the AAFP Board of Directors. This award, as in previous years, will be presented at the 2020 Congress of Delegates, which will take place Wednesday, October 14 in Chicago, IL.
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