Family Physician of the Year seeks nominations [UPDATED]Published 10:13am Monday, October 1, 2012 Updated 12:41pm Monday, October 1, 2012
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The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) is seeking nominations from patients to help select the 2013 Minnesota Family Physician of the year.
Nominations will be accepted in writing through Jan. 4, 2013.
Nominators should write a letter describing how the candidate has made a difference in the lives of their patients.
The letter should also explain the candidate’s outstanding personal and professional qualities and community involvement.
Often times a person or group in the community will lead the effort encouraging dozens of patients and colleagues to write on behalf of a particular family physician.
Nomination letters can be sent to the MAFP office located at 600 S. Highway 169, Suite #168O, St. Louis Park. MN, 55426 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions can be directed to the MAFP office at (952) 542-0130 or (800) 999-8198 or visit us online at
All letters/emails will be carefully read and considered by a task force of family physicians who will select up to four finalists. The MAFP Board of Directors will choose one physician to receive the 2013 Family Physician of the Year Award, The award will be presented to the recipient in April. Finalists will be listed on the MAFP website in mid-February.
Please note: Nominees must be members of the MAFP. While a majority of family physicians in the state are members, please feel free to call or email if you would like to check on your physician’s membership status before submitting a letter.