Michigan Family Physician of the Year

The Michigan Family Physician of the Year award is presented to a physician who exemplifies the tradition and contributions of the family physician to the health of Michigan residents.

2020 Family Physician of the Year: Lynn Gray, MD, MPH, FAAFP »


Eligibility

  • Nominees must be active MAFP members in good standing. All previously nominated physicians who were not selected are eligible for reconsideration; however, this does require re-nomination.
  • MAFP members, colleagues, hospital administrators, patients, and community leaders are invited to submit nominations.

To Submit a Nomination

  • Complete the nomination form by March 1
  • Submit* to MAFP by March 1 the following:
    • Letters of reccomendation from patients, colleagues, hospital administrators, and/or community organizations
    • CV
    • Additional materials that will help in the decision-making process

*Email to info@mafp.com; fax to 517.347.1289; or mail to: MAFP, Attn: Academy Awards, 2164 Commons Parkway, Okemos, MI 48864.

Submit a Nomination Here »

 

Past Award Winners

2019
James Applegate, MD, FAAFP
(Grandville)
2018
E. Chris Bush, MD, FAAFP
(Riverview)
2017
Christopher Pogliano, MD, FAAFP
(Ironwood)
2016
Scott Yaekle, MD
(Westland)
2015
Wasim Rathur, MD
(Bloomfield Hills)
2014
Mary Rupp, MD
(Brighton)
2013
Zahid Sheikh, MD
(Bloomfield Hills)
2012
Stefani A. Hudson, MD
(Ypsilanti)
2011
Donald Fitch, MD
(Escanaba)
2009
Mitch Karey, MD
(East Jordan)
2008
James E. Hubbard, MD
(Bessemer)
2007
Douglas L. Colberg, MD, FAAFP
(Sturgis)
2006
Louis L. Constan, MD, FAAFP 
(Saginaw)
2005
Steve Pollens, MD
(Kalamazoo)
2003
Michael L. Szymanski, MD
(Dexter)
2002
Michael S. Grossman, MD
(Negaunee)
2001
Peter S. Thoms, MD, FAAFP 
(Flint)
2000
Jerry S. Walden, MD, FAAFP 
(Ann Arbor)
1999
B.J. Woodley, MD
(Trenton)
1998
Loretta M. Leja, MD
(Cheboygan)
1997
Samuel R. Dismond, Jr., MD, FAAFP 
(Flint)
1996
William L. Smith, MD
(Traverse City)
1995
Lloyd E. Appell, MD
(Vicksburg)
1994
John Picone, DO
(Okemos)
1993
Ralph A. Cram, MD, FAAFP 
(Albion)
1992
Louis E. Sanford
(Belding)
1991
Robert E. Paxton, MD, FAAFP 
(Fremont)
1990
L. Edmond (Ted) Eary, Jr., MD, FAAFP 
(Sparta)