Physician Emeritus

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Past recipients

1993 — Edwin Franks, MD
1994 — Logan Swords, MD
1994 — S. Perry Post, MD
1994 — Lamar Ross, MD
1995 — Reinhardt Dwyer, MD
1995 — Leonard G. Paul, MD
1995 — William A. Wilson, MD
1997 — Charles Wise, MD
1998 — Jack Haley, MD
1998 — Ernest Sears, MD
1999 — J. Ardis Bell, MD
2000 — Don W. Boston, MD
2001 — Arnold Krause, MD
2002 — James Matthews, MD
2003 — Charles A. Rush, MD
2003 — Robert Rakel, MD
2004 — H.W. Kilpatrick, MD
2004 — C.L. Montgomery, MD
2005 — Sol Dittman, MD
2006 — Robert Chapman, MD
2006 — Martha Chapman, MD
2007 — Mathis Blackstock, MD
2008 — Robert Echols, MD
2008 — John Green II, MD
2009 — Glen Johnson, MD
2010 — Bruce K. Jacobson, MD
2011 — Isaac Kleinman, MD
2012 — Henry Boehm Jr, MD
2013 — George Zenner, MD
2013 — David Pillow, MD
2014 — Seth Cowan, MD
2015 — H. David Pope, Jr., MD
2016 — Presley Joe Mock, MD
2016 — Norman Chenven, MD
2017 — Dale Moquist, MD

Physician Emeritus

The award of Physician Emeritus was created to honor members who have contributed long and meritorious service in the arena of family medicine. Nominees should be physician members who are retired and over age 70. Nominations can be submitted by local chapters or by any active TAFP member in good standing. The Commission on Membership and Member Services urges all TAFP members to consider their colleagues and submit nominations.

Nomination requirements

  • Submit a completed nomination form,
  • Submit a nominating letter from active member of TAFP (max of two pages),
  • Submit a typed copy of a current curriculum vitae limited to three pages, and
  • Submit a current head-and-shoulders photo of the candidate.

Supporting documentation

  • Maximum of ten pages (note: supporting documentation does not include the nomination form or CV),
  • One side only, no more than two letters per page,
  • All pages must be photocopy-ready and of reproducible quality,
  • The entire packet should be mailed flat (do not fold) or e-mailed as one PDF.

The Commission on Membership and Member Services will judge submissions.

2018 awards will be presented at the TAFP Annual Session and Primary Care Summit in Arlington on Nov. 10, 2018.

Questions should be addressed to Kathy McCarthy by email at kmccarthy@tafp.org or by phone at (512) 329-8666, ext 114.

Nominations must be received by TAFP by March 12, 2018.

Please mail or email nominations to:

Kathy McCarthy
Texas Academy of Family Physicians
12012 Technology Boulevard, Suite 200
Austin, Texas 78727
kmccarthy@tafp.org