Is your Family Physician the best of the best? Do they go above and beyond to care for their patients? Are they active in the community?  Do you think they deserve the 2019 Family Physician on the Year Award?  If so, we want to hear about them!

The Iowa Academy of Family Physicians (IAFP) is seeking nominations for the 2019 Family Physician of the Year. Each year the IAFP awards one family physician the title “Family Physician of the Year” on the basis of outstanding service to patients and community, and devotion to Family Medicine.

If you would like to nominate your family physician please send letters of nomination to the Iowa Academy describing why your family physician should receive the Family Physician of the Year Award.

Nomination letters should be sent by Sept. 2, to the Iowa Academy of Family Physicians, 100 E. Grand Ave., Ste. 240, Des Moines, IA 50309 or emailed to

The 2019 Iowa Family Physician of Year will be honored during the Iowa Academy of Family Physicians Annual Installation and Awards Banquet on Nov. 15, at the Prairie Meadows Event Center.

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