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Curtis G. Hames Research Award

The Curtis G. Hames Research Award honors those individuals whose careers over the years exemplify dedication to research in family medicine. The award recipient is selected by a committee representing STFM, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the North American Primary Care Research Group. This award is supported by the Department of Family Medicine through the MCG Foundation's Hames Endowment of the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.  


  • The recipient of the annual award will be an individual who, through the course of his or her career, has contributed in a major, outstanding manner to the development of family medicine research.
  • The Committee may also consider individuals which it identifies as meritorious whether or not they are nominated through the open call for nominations.

STFM is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Curtis G. Hames Research Award to be presented during STFM's Annual Spring Conference. Send a nomination letter and CV electronically to Melissa Abuel by November 9, 2018.

The Selection Committee will review all nominations and make a final decision. The award recipient will be informed of his or her selection by mid-February.


Contact Melissa Abuel, 800-274-7928, ext. 5404.

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