StateAcademyRequests Nominations for Friend of Family Medicine Award
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Academy of Family Physicians (OAFP) is now accepting nominations for its Friend of Family Medicine award.
This annual award will recognize either an elected official or member of the media (individual or organization) who has worked or reported on issues related to family medicine in Ohio.
Nominees can include any Ohio elected official; Ohio media outlets; print and broadcast reporters, hosts, editors and publishers for Ohio media outlets; and freelance writers who have published in Ohio newspapers or magazines. Any work, articles or broadcasts that represent a nominee’s support of family medicine must have been completed between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2010.
Anyone choosing to submit a nomination for the award must complete the Friend of Family Medicine award nomination form. The person making the nomination should include a copy of any articles, broadcasts (date and title of story that aired is sufficient) or other examples of work that exhibit the nominee’s support of family medicine.
To request a nomination form, contact OAFP at 800.742.7327 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The form also is available online at http://www.ohioafp.org/news_publications/awards.php.
All nominations must be postmarked no later than Friday, April 8.
The 2011 Friend of Family Medicine will be recognized during OAFP’s Academy Awards Dinner on Saturday, Aug. 6, at Columbus Marriott Northwest in Dublin, Ohio.
The Ohio Academy of Family Physicians is a statewide, professional association with more than 4,000 members, including practicing physicians, family medicine residents and medical students. The scope of family medicine encompasses all ages, both sexes and every disease entity. Family physicians provide comprehensive, continuing care to all members of the family.