Family Physician Community and Volunteer Services Award
Candidates for the Award will be those members who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to support their communities; physicians who have made outstanding contributions in which welfare, education, health, government, or the arts.
Candidates will be evaluated on the following:
- Member of the GAFP in good standing, holding membership at least one year prior to the year of selection;
- Completed general information form;
- Current Curriculum Vitae;
- Nominating letter from a member of the GAFP including the following:
-Community Service activities in which the nominee has been involved
-What impact his/her community service activities have had on the community
Optional - One (1) recommendation letter from a community leader who is knowldgeable of community service activities.
Mechanisims of Selection:
Nominations may come from any member, any medical or community organization. Nominations must be made by May 16th. This is not an annual award and is given on merit.
Nomination reference to Community Service Award is to be published in Briefly Stated, the bimonthly enewsletter of the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians. Nominations will be reviewed by the Membership Committee and will make a recommendation to the Board of Directors. If no member is nominated or selected as a winner, no award will be given.
This award is to be presented during the GAFP Annual Scientific Assembly when similar awards are presented. The President is requested to present this award.