The Missouri Academy of Family Physicians is pleased to award up to $500.00 for one resident per each Missouri family medicine residency program per year to have their Missouri employment contract reviewed by an attorney of your choosing and/or a financial planning consultation. The recipient is selected by their Missouri family medicine residency program during the resident’s 2nd or 3rd year of residency. In addition, the recipient will receive one free MAFP conference registration to use within the first 3 years after completing residency. 

This program is to help Missouri residents understand the complex negotiation process as they transition to a full-time Missouri family physician. The recipient should exhibit exemplary patient care, demonstrate leadership, display a commitment to the community, contribute to scholarly activity and is dedicated to the specialty of Family Medicine.

The deadline for nominations is April 30. To ensure your nominee is eligible for this award, please review the judging criteria, eligibility requirements, and limitations below BEFORE completing the nomination form.
Eligibility Requirements (verified by MAFP Staff)
  1. Must be a current resident member of MAFP
  2. Is graduating from a Missouri Family Medicine residency program
  3. Must practice in Missouri after residency
  4. Must be submitted from the Missouri residency program director
  5. May not be an intern
Nomination and Selection Process
  1. Complete and submit the nomination form by April 30
  2. A letter of recommendation from the nominee’s residency program director
  3. A current Curriculum Vitae (four-page maximum)
  4. A recent head-and-shoulders photo of the nominee
Award Presentation
  1. The recipient will be recognized at MAFP's Annual Meeting 
  2. Reimbursement will be made to the resident when submitted with the application form and paid receipt from the attorney or financial consultant.
  3. To receive the complementary registration, the recipient must register online at least 30 days prior to the start of the conference.
MAFP reserves the right to use discretion whether or not to award a nominee annually.

Submit the nomination form by completing the following online form and upload supporting materials or send to MAFP Staff; fax to (573) 635-0148; or mail to 722 West High Street, Jefferson City, MO  65101.