Michigan Family Medicine Resident of the Year

The Michigan Family Medicine Resident of the Year award is presented to residents who exhibit qualities of exemplary patient care, demonstrate leadership, display a commitment to the community, contribute to scholarly activity, and are dedicated to the specialty of family medicine.

The 2021 Michigan Family Medicine Resident of the Year was presented to Sravani Alluri, MBBS of the Western Michian University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine Family Medicine Residency, during MAFP's Virtual Awards Celebration on Saturday, July 24.


  • Nominees must be resident members of MAFP at the time of their nomination and spend at least 50% of their time providing patient care. All previously nominated residents who were not selected are eligible for reconsideration; however, this does require re-nomination.
  • MAFP members, residency program directors, faculty, colleagues, hospital administrators, and patients are invited to submit nominations.

To Submit a Nomination

  • Complete the nomination form by March 1.
  • Submit* to MAFP by March 1 the following:
    • Letter(s) of recommendation from the nominee’s residency program director; if the residency program director is the nominator, please submit a letter of recommendation from another residency program faculty member
    • Letter(s) of recommendation from a physician colleague, hospital administrator, patient, and/or or community leader who has personally worked with the nominee
    • CV
    • Additional materials that will help in the decision-making process

*Email to [email protected]; 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

Jawan Gorgis, MD (Troy) and Julie Thai, MD, MPH (Flint)
Cara Crawford-Bartle, MD
Kristin Renwick, MD
Benjamin Davidson, MD, MBBS
(Grand Rapids)
Bashar Yalldo, MD
(South Lyon)
Elizabeth "Libby" Pionk, DO
Cheryl Smith, MD