Physician Awards


Osteopathic Family Physician of the Year

The award honors physicians how have made outstanding contributions to the osteopathic profession and local communities. Nominations are solicited from the ACOFP State Societies and the general membership, with the final selection made by the Awards Committee and the Board of Governors.
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Young Osteopathic Family Physician of the Year Award

The award honors physicians who have made significant contributions to family medicine between two and 10 years after entering the specialty. Nominations and final selection is made by the Board of Governors. 
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Lifetime Achievement Award

The award honors outstanding individuals who have demonstrated career-long service to patients, osteopathic family medicine, and the ACOFP. Nominations and final selection is made by the Board of Governors. 
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Excellence in Advocacy Award

The award honors members who significantly contributed their time and talents to national health care policy issues. The Board of Governor nominates and selects the recipient. Nominations and final selection is made by the Board of Governors. 
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Osteopathic Family Medicine Educator of the Year Award

The award honors an individual who exemplifies the osteopathic family medicine profession’s highest standards of excellence in teaching and has made significant, commendable, and long-standing contributions to the academic advancement of osteopathic students, residents and the osteopathic profession. Nominations are solicited from the Colleges of Osteopathic Family Medicine and Residency Programs, with the final selection made by the Board of Governors. 
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Outstanding Female Leader Award

The award honors female physicians who serve as clinical role models, teachers, highly accomplished professional leaders and sources of inspiration for women and men who are in medical training. Nominations are solicited from the general membership, with the final selection made by the Women’s Health and Leadership Committee and the Board of Governors. 
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master preceptor Awards

These awards recognize preceptors for their sustained commitment to excellence in the training, education, and mentoring of osteopathic medical students in family medicine. Nominations are solicited from the Colleges of Osteopathic Family Medicine and Organizations, with the final selection made by the Preceptorship Committee with the approval of the Board of Governors. 

We are no longer accepting award applications. Deadline to apply was January 5, 2017.


Distinguished Service Award

The award honors individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service to the ACOFP through Committee involvement or other activities that help achieve ACOFP’s objectives. The ACOFP Nominations and the final selection is made by the ACOFP.
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