Michigan Family Medicine Educator of the Year

The Michigan Family Medicine Educator of the Year award recognizes an educator who has made outstanding contributions to education for Family Medicine in undergraduate, graduate and/or continuing education spheres. 

At the right is the 2016 Michigan Family Medicine Educator of the Year, (center) Sheala Jafry, MD (St. Clair Shores), pictured with (left) MAFP Board Chair Kim Yu, MD, FAAFP (Novi), and (right) Salieha Zaheer, MD (Rochester).

MAFP members or other members of the Family Medicine education community may submit nominations for this award to MAFP by March 1. The annual award is presented at a special Michigan Family Medicine celebration, which is held during the Michigan Family Medicine Conference & Expo.

Eligibility

The nominee for this award must be an active MAFP member in good standing. All previously nominated physicians who were not selected are eligible for reconsideration; however, this does require re-nomination.

To Submit a Nomination

  • Complete a nomination form by March 1 for each nominee.
  • Submit* to MAFP by March 1 the following supporting materials:
    • A letter of endorsement from the nominator.
    • A letter of support from a former student or resident.
    • A letter of support from a Family Medicine educator from another institution.

*To submit supporting materials to MAFP, email them to dlawrence@mafp.com; fax to 517.347.1289; or mail to: MAFP, Attn: Academy Awards, 2164 Commons Parkway, Okemos, MI 48864.

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Past Award Winners

2016
Sheala Jafry, MD
(St. Clair Shores)
2015
Pierre Morris, MD
(Novi)
2013
William P. Gifford, MD
(Williamston)
2012
George Smith, MD
(East Lansing)
2010
Rajiv Rangrass, MD, FAAFP 
(Kalamazoo)
2009
Edward A. Jackson, MD, FAAFP
(Saginaw)
2008
Tsveti Markova, MD, FAAFP 
(Rochester Hills)
2007
Eric P. Skye, MD, FAAFP 
(Ann Arbor)
2006
Susan L. Radecky, MD
(Grand Rapids)
2005
John M. O’Brien, MD, FAAFP 
(Chelsea)
2004
John Escott, MD
(Farmington Hills)
2003
Bob James Lorinser, MD
(Marquette)
2002
William C. Wadland, MD, MS, FAAFP 
(East Lansing)
2001
Bruce R. Deschere, MD
(Detroit)
2000
Paul T. Werner, MD
(Saginaw)
1999
James F. Peggs, MD
(Ann Arbor)
1998
Robert J. Lachance, MD, MS, FAAFP 
(Midland)
1997
Ralph F. Woodbury, MD, FAAFP 
(St. Clair Shores)
1996
Larry S. Kelly, MD, FAAFP 
(Saginaw)
1995
Lewis E. Simoni, MD
(Flint)
1994
John Battle, MD
(Dearborn)
1993
James O’Brien, MD
(Lansing)
1992
David B. Bosscher, DO, FAAFP 
(Midland)
1991
Roy J. Gerard, MD, FAAFP 
(East Lansing)
1990
Gary G. Otsuji, MD, FAAFP 
(Southfield)