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USAFP Academy Awards

Michael J. Scotti, MD, Family Physician of the Year Award

This honor is bestowed on a Uniformed Family Physician who exemplifies the tradition of the family doctor and the contributions made by family physicians to the continuing health of the people in the Uniformed Services.

To nominate your peers for this outstanding award, please send a letter of support to Matt Schulte (mschulte@vafp.org) no later than 12 January 2018.

Eligibility Criteria:

1. Provides his/her community with compassionate, comprehensive, and caring medical service on a continuing basis.

2. Directly and effectively involved in community affairs and activities that enhance the quality of life of his/her home area.

3. Provides a credible role model as a healer and human being to his/her community and as a professional in the science and art of medicine to colleagues, other health professionals, and especially, to young physicians in training and to medical students.

4. Must be in good standing in his/her medical community.

5. Must be a member of the USAFP.

Operational Medicine Award

This honor is to recognize a Uniformed Service Family Physician that has exhibited outstanding achievement in the provision, promotion or research in operational medical care.

To nominate your peers for this outstanding award, please send a letter of support to Matt Schulte (mschulte@vafp.org) no later than 12 January 2018.

Eligibility Criteria:

1. Demonstrated substantial contributions, dedication, initiative, leadership and/or resourcefulness in providing patient care in any operational environment.

2. Outstanding service, devotion, dedication or compassion while performing his or her duties in any operational environment.

3. Concepts, procedures or methods developed by the nominee which resulted in significant reduction in morbidity or mortality, workload required for mission accomplishment, financial expenditures or material utilization.

4. Involvement in continuing education as a researcher, participant, organizer or sponsor which directly and materially improves operational medicine.

5. Humanitarian or military community involvement that substantially improves the health and readiness of the service member, their families or the supported population.

6. Any other substantial contribution directly related to operational medicine not described above.

7. Must be in good standing in his/her medical community.

8. Must be a member of the USAFP.