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The Delaware Academy of Family Physicians supports recognizing excellence in Family Medicine. We offer a number of annual awards for Members, Organizations and Friends who support Family Medicine interests in Delaware. For nomination criteria for awards where nominations are applicable, click the links above the award history.

Family Physician(s) of the Year

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The Delaware Family Physician of the Year Award embodies the principles of excellence, combined with comprehensive and compassionate care, for which family physicians are known.

2018 Megan L. Werner, MD, MPH
2017 Thomas Stephens, MD
2016 Sarah Mullins, MD
2014 Joseph Lieberman, MD, MPH, FAAFP
2013 Cedric Barnes, DO
2012 Timothy Dowling, DO & Janice Nevin, MD, MPH
2011 David Simpson, MD
2010 Dene T. Walters, MD (Special Recognition Award)
2009 David M. Bercaw, MD & James M. Gill MD, MPH
2008 Daniel L. Depietropaolo, MD & Galicano Inguito, MD
2007 Dene T. Walters, MD
2006 Brian McDonough, MD
2005 Narinder Singh, MD
2004 Soma Padmalingam, MD
2003 Anne Shane Bader- Honorary Family Physician of the Year
2002 Rebecca Jaffe, MD
2001 Edward R. Sobel, DO
2000 M. Diana Metzger, MD
1999 Kirk Beebe, MD
1997 William B. Funk, MD
1996 Lemuel Herrera, MD (awarded posthumously)
1995 Thomas Scott, DO

 

Teachers of the Year

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2018 Jeffrey Guarino, MD (Christiana Care Family Medicine Residency Program)
Jan Gavis, DO (St. Francis Family Medicine Residency Program)
2017 Jamie Gellock, DO (Christiana Care Family Medicine Residency Program)
Jan Gavis, DO (St. Francis Family Medicine Residency Program)
2016 George N. Spyropoulos, DO (Christiana Care Family Medicine Residency Program)
Khine Swe Zin Min, MD (St. Francis Family Medicine Residency Program)
2015 Stephen Kushner, DO, FAAFP (Christiana Care Family Medicine Residency Program)
Robert Monteleone, MD, FAAFP (St. Francis Family Medicine Residency Program)
2014 Lisa Maxwell, MD (Christiana Care Family Medicine Residency Program)
David Hack, MD (St. Francis Family Medicine Residency Program)
2013 Margot Savoy, MD, MPH (Christiana Care Family Medicine Residency Program)
David Hack, MD (St. Francis Family Medicine Residency Program)
2012 Erin Kavanaugh, MD (Christiana Care Family Medicine Residency Program)
Hugh Bonner III, MD (St. Francis Family Medicine Residency Program)
2011 Jeffrey Dassel, MD (Christiana Care Family Medicine Residency Program)
David Hack, MD (St. Francis Family Medcine Residency Program)

 

Jack Gelb, MD Award

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2011 Emily Abramson-Chen, MD Perceptions of Smoking & Lung Cancer in New Castle, DE
2010 Linsey O’Donnell, DO JFP Clinical Inquiry #5750- What are the indicator for evaluating a patient for hypercoagulability and waht should be included in the evaluation?
2008 Sarah Mullins, MD Ask & Act: Assessment of the AAFP Initative to Promote Tobacco Cessation Counseling by Family Physicians in Delaware
2007 Francis Char DeCross, MD Odontogenic Orbital Cellulitis and Intraorbital Abscess
2004 Marty Player, MD Antihypertensive Prescribing Practices and Medication Distribution Among Patients with Hypertension in teh Logician Electronic Medical Record
1990 Stephen Kushner, DO Pertussis in Infancy: A Case Report and Review of Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention
1981 Larry Markman, MD &
Harry Frankel, MD
Choice of Sterilization Procedure Among Married Couples

 

Friend of the Delaware Academy of Family Physicians

2018 Margot Savoy, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FABC, CPE
2017 New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians
2015 Rita Landgraf (Secretary, Delaware Department of Health & Social Services)
2014 Nanticoke Health System
2013 Christiana Care Department of Family & Community Medicine
2012 Timothy Gibbs, MPH (Delaware Academy of Medicine)

 

President’s Recognition

2018 Seema Dattani, MD
2017 Erin M. Kavanaugh, DO; Margot Savoy, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FABC, CPE
2016 Erin M. Kavanaugh, MD
2015 Margot Savoy, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FABC, CPE
2014 Rebecca Jaffe, MD, MPH, FAAFP
2013 John Rawlins, DO
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