Be a part of the WAFP Foundation’s accomplishments!
UW School of Medicine Endowed Professorships
- Theodore J. Phillips, MD Endowed Professorship to Family Medicine.
- Rosenblatt Family Endowed Professorship in Rural Health in the Department of Family Medicine
- Medical Student Training in Rural/Underserved Primary Care
- Targeted Rural/Underserved Training Program (TRUST)
- Rural Underserved Opportunities Program (R/UOP)
- Roy Virak Memorial Family Medicine Resident Scholarship
- Minority Health Scholarships (Diverse Constituencies Scholarships)
- Alfred O. Berg, MD Award for Excellence in Family Medicine Research
- Medical Student Summer Research Program
- Endowed Family Medicine Scholarship
- Family Medicine Interest Group activities
- Student & Resident Retreat
Physician Awards/Honorary Lectures
- Family Medicine Educator of the Year Award. This award was established in 2008 to recognize Academy members for excellence in teaching, development of innovative teaching models, or implementation of an outstanding educational program. One award is presented each year to a full-time, part-time, or volunteer faculty to recognize strong service to the family medicine community, and $4,500 has been awarded to the selected individual since 2008. The 2015 FMEOY award winner is Nancy Gray Stevens, MD, MPH.
- William Mead Annual Lecture. Since 1990, the Foundation has supported the annual William F. Mead, MD Lectureship in Family Medicine honoring Dr. Mead for his many accomplishments and longstanding dedication to Family Medicine and the improvement of health care. Foundation contributions to this lecture have totaled $37,000. The presenters have been well recognized in the field of medicine and community leadership, both nationally and internationally.
The WAFP Foundation is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and is thereby able to receive tax deductible contributions. The WAFP Foundation can accept funds directed by a will or trust.