Rochester Hills Physician Receives MAFP's Family Medicine Educator of the Year Award

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Sheala Jafry, MD, FAAFP (Rochester Hills) was recognized with the 2016 Michigan Family Medicine Educator of the Year award on July 12 during the Michigan Family Medicine Annual Conference & Expo in Bay City.

The Michigan Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP)—the largest medical specialty organization in the state—presents this award each year to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to Family Medicine undergraduate, graduate, and/or continuing education in Michigan.

Dr. Jafry currently serves as a faculty preceptor at William Beaumont Hospital’s Family Medicine Center in Troy, and she just recently concluded her tenure as a faculty preceptor at Crittenton Hospital in Rochester Hills.

Among her many accomplishments, Dr. Jafry has received numerous accolades for her exemplary instruction of Family Medicine students and residents, including Teacher of the Year awards from William Beaumont Hospital Family Medicine Residency and Wayne State University Family Medicine Residency.

“Dr. Jafry is an exceptional teacher who makes learning fun,” said Salieha Zaheer, MD (Rochester) who trained under Dr. Jafry at Wayne State University/Crittenton Family Medicine Residency. Dr. Zaheer is pictured above right with Dr. Jafry. At left is MAFP Board Chair Kim Yu, MD, FAAFP.

Dr. Jafry is a 1999 graduate of the Wayne State University School of Medicine. She completed her residency at Bon Secours in Grosse Point and her master’s of science degree at Wayne State University.

“My passion in Family Medicine is working with students, residents and patients, learning and teaching together to make each each better,” said Dr. Jafry.