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Each year, MAFP honors outstanding individuals in the Michigan family medicine community who exemplify the mission, vision, and values of the Academy. Awards will be presented at a special Michigan Family Medicine Celebration held immediately following the Annual Meeting on Saturday, July 9, 2022, beginning at approximately 2 pm ET.

The deadline to submit a 2022 award nomination is March 1, 2022. Winners will be contacted in the spring, with a formal announcement to the MAFP membership soon-to-follow. Contact us at [email protected] or 517.347.0098 if you have questions or need assistance with a nomination.

The 'Archie' Award of Excellence

The 'Archie' Award of Excellence honors Michiganders who, similar to the late Archie Bedell, MD, PhdD, differentiate themselves by their service to the Academy, the specialty of family medicine, and the community-at-large. Dr. Bedell was a pioneer in family medicine education, a champion of underrepresented constituents, and a past president of MAFP.

Michigan Family Physician of the Year

Honors physicians who exemplify the tradition and contributions of the family physician to the continuing health of Michigan residents. Recipients are selected annually from nominations submitted by MAFP members and the public.

Michigan Family Medicine Educator of the Year

Recognizes educators who have made outstanding contributions to family medicine undergraduate, graduate, and/or continuing education in Michigan.

Michigan Family Medicine Resident of the Year

Presented to residents who exhibit exemplary patient care, demonstrate leadership, display a commitment to the community, contribute to scholarly activity and are dedicated to the specialty of family medicine.

Outstanding Medical Student in Michigan Award

Recognizes outstanding medical students 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