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FPM Award for Practice Improvement

This award is cosponsored by the AAFP's FPM journal and is offered annually to a primary care practice or practice organization that has made significant improvement in one or more of the following in the past three calendar years:

  • Clinical outcomes
  • Clinical process improvement
  • Patient satisfaction
  • Staff satisfaction
  • Physician satisfaction
  • Practice efficiency and productivity

Application Process

  • Send a completed application and conflict of interest form (Word) and supporting materials by August 1 electronically to Lindsey Hoover 
  • Individuals, practice groups or organizations who have received an award at the Conference on Practice Improvement within the past 3 years are not eligible to submit for this year’s award.
  • Submissions will be judged on degree and scope of demonstrated improvement. Entries that demonstrate innovation and teamwork are preferred.

The winning practice will receive a framed certificate, a cash award of $500, and one complimentary registration to the Conference on Practice Improvement. The practice will also be recognized at the conference and invited to present its work/project as a distinguished poster. A representative from the winning practice is expected to attend the award presentation at the conference.

The award winner will be notified in mid-September.


Contact Ray Rosetta, STFM Director of Conferences, at 800-274-7928, ext. 5412 or Leigh Ann Backer, executive editor, at 800-274-2237, ext. 5138.

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