The POFPS is now accepting nominations for there 2021 POFPS Awards. This a great way to honor you fellow osteopathic family physicians. The four awards and criteria are listed below, including a *NEW AWARD*  Click here to nominate online or click here to download a form

Deadline for nominations is Friday, April 23.  The awards committee will review all nominations and may contact yourself or the nominee for more information.  The awards will be presented during the POFPS Business Meeting as a part of the POFPS CME Symposium August 6-8, 2021. 

POFPS FAMILY PHYSICIAN OF THE YEAR
Presented in recognition of outstanding service to the profession
Specific attributes including but not limited too

  • Demonstrates selfless acts of service to the profession
  • Demonstrates the characteristics of the ideal family physician including but not limited to empathy, patient-centered care and respect for the profession
  • Advocates for the profession and their patients on local, state and or national level
  • Practices Family Medicine using the principals of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
  • Promotes and preserves the integrity of the osteopathic profession
  • Fosters and mentors the next generation of osteopathic physicians
  • Serves as model of professionalism in their community and profession

RAYMOND J. SALOOM, DO, FACGP Memorial Award
Presented in recognition of untiring efforts to promote the art of family practice and to preserve the integrity of the osteopathic profession.

  • Serves the Pennsylvania osteopathic profession at the state and/or local level
  • A model of professional and caring osteopathic Family Physician
  • Practices Family Medicine utilizing the principals of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

FREDERICK J. SOLOMON, DO, FACGP Award of Merit
Presented in recognition of service both professional and educational

  • Serves the Pennsylvania osteopathic profession at the state and/or local level
  • Advances the training of osteopathic students and/or residents
  • A model of professional and caring osteopathic Family Physician

*COMMUNITY PHYSICIAN AWARD*
Presented in recognition of service to their patients and community

  • Culturally competent physician focused on patient-centered care
  • A model of professional and caring osteopathic Family Physician
  • An advocate for the needs of their patients
  • A physician who’s devotion to their community reaches beyond their offices

A physician can only win a specific award one time - Click here to view previous award recipients.