Special Constituency Leadership Award

Tags: awards, special constituency leadership award, nomination

Past recipients

2010 — Amer Shakil, MD
2011 — K. Ashok Kumar, MD
2012 — Linda Siy, MD
2013 — Bruce Echols, MD
2014 — Tricia Elliott, MD
2015 — Christina Kelly, MD
2016 — Mary Nguyen, MD
2017 — Emily Briggs, MD
2019 — Ikemefuna Okwuwa, MD

Special Constituency Leadership Award

The Section on Special Constituencies created the Special Constituency Leadership Award in 2009. This award is given to an outstanding TAFP-member family physician who is or has been a strong advocate for a specific special constituency and/or, as a member of a specific constituency, has served as an outstanding leader in some capacity.

The five special constituency categories are: women; minority; new physician; international medical graduate (IMG); or gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT).

Nomination requirements

  • Submit a completed nomination form,
  • Submit a typed copy of a current a typed copy of a current curriculum vitae limited to five pages, and
  • Submit up to three recommendation letters from the nominator and other supporters.

Questions should be addressed to Juleah Williams by email at jwilliams@tafp.org or by phone at (512) 329-8666, ext 135.

Nominations must be received by TAFP by May 31, 2022.

Please mail or email nominations to:

Juleah Williams
Texas Academy of Family Physicians
12012 Technology Boulevard, Suite 200
Austin, Texas 78727