'Academy' Awards                                       Nominations Due March 1 »

Each year, MAFP honors outstanding individuals in the Michigan family medicine community who exemplify the mission, vision, and values of the Academy. Awards are presented at a special Michigan Family Medicine Celebration Dinner held during the annual summer Michigan Family Medicine Conference & Expo.

The selection of award winners is conducted by the MAFP Board of Directors. Winners will be contacted in the spring, with a formal announcement to the MAFP membership soon-to-follow.

Contact us at info@mafp.com or 517.347.0098 if you have questions or need assistance with a nomination.


The "Archie" Award of Excellence

The "Archie" Award of Excellence is presented to honor an individual who resides in Michigan and differentiates himself/herself by his/her actions on behalf of MAFP and the healthcare community, similar to Archie W. Bedell, MD, PhD. The late Dr. Bedell of Ottawa Lake was a past president of MAFP who distinguished himself in service to the Academy, the specialty of Family Medicine, and the community-at-large throughout his career. Dr. Bedell was a pioneer in Family Medicine education and a champion of underrepresented constituents. This award was established by the MAFP Board of Directors in 2001.


Michigan Family Physician of the Year

Presented to a physician who exemplifies the tradition and contributions of thef amily physician to the continuing health of Michigan residents. The recipient is selected annually from nominations submitted by MAFP members and the public.


Michigan Family Medicine Educator of the Year

Recognizes an educator who has made outstanding contributions to family medicine education in undergraduate, graduate and/or continuing education spheres.


Michigan Family Medicine Resident of the Year

Presented to a resident who exhibits qualities of exemplary patient care, demonstrates leadership, displays a commitment to the community, contributes to scholarly activity and is dedicated to the specialty of family medicine.


Michigan Family Medicine Volunteer Leadership Award

Recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the advancement of family medicine by volunteering time, expertise, and leadership to MAFP and/or Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan.


Outstanding Medical Student in Michigan Award

Recognizes an outstanding medical student for academic excellence, leadership, service, and dedication to pursuing a career as a family physician.


AAFP Awards

Awards for Medical Students & Residents

Awards for Family Physicians

Awards for Teachers of Family Medicine

General Awards