Academy Awards

Virginia Academy of Family Physicians
2022 VAFP Award Nomination Information

The Virginia Academy of Family Physicians invites you to nominate a VAFP member for one of the Academy’s Prestigious Service Awards.  These awards were established to recognize members who have distinguished themselves either as an extraordinary teacher, volunteer or exemplary Virginia Family Physician.  Click here to view previous award winners. Use the form on this page to begin the nomination process.  Please submit your nomination(s) for the following awards no later than June 15.

  • James P. Charlton, MD, Teacher of the Year 
  • F. Elliott Oglesby, MD, Volunteer of the Year
  • Family Physician of the Year
2021 VAFP Award Winners

Dr. Denee Morre
Virginia Family Physician of the Year Award

Denee J. Moore, MD, FAAFP
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Richmond

Dr. Grant Thomas


James P. Charlton, MD Teacher of the Year Award

Thomas R. Grant Jr., MD
Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk VA

Nomination Form
Academy Award Nomination Form
Please enter your letter of support in the box to the box below. At least 50 words are required to process your nomination.
James P. Charlton, MD
Teacher of the Year Award

Request for Nomination

In memory of James P. Charlton, MD, a VAFP Past President, the VAFP awards annually the James P. Charlton, MD Award for excellence in teaching in family medicine.  Nominees may include teachers of family medicine who participate in teaching at the medical school level, residency faculty level or community preceptorship level.

Award recipients will receive a commemorative certificate during the VAFP Annual Meeting, land travel expenses, one night’s lodging and a $100 honorarium.

F. Elliott Oglesby, M.D.
Volunteer of the Year Award

“The voluntary gift of one’s time on behalf of our profession is one of the greatest gifts one can make.”

Request for Nomination

In honor of former VAFP President F. Elliott Oglesby, MD, the Virginia Academy of Family Physicians’ Board of Directors has established the “F. Elliott Oglesby, MD Volunteer of the Year Award.” The award is designed to recognize annually a Virginia Family Physicians whose service to his or her profession and/or community exemplifies the true nature of volunteerism.

Award recipients will receive a commemorative certificate during the VAFP Annual Meeting, land travel expenses, one night’s lodging and a $100 honorarium. In addition, the award recipient will be provided a $1,000 grant to donate in his or her name to the organization of their choice.

Virginia Family Physician of the Year Award

Please nominate a member of the VAFP for this prestigious award.  Nominees should:

  • Provide his/her community with compassionate, comprehensive and caring medical service on a continuing basis.
  • Be directly and effectively involved in community affairs and activities that enhance the quality of life of his/her home area.
  • Provide a credible role model as a healer and human being to his/her community, and as a professional in the science and art of medicine to colleagues, other health professionals and especially, to young physicians in training and to medical students.
  • Be in good standing in his/her medical community.
  • Be a member of the VAFP.
  • Award recipients will receive a commemorative certificate during the VAFP Annual Meeting, land travel expenses, one night’s lodging and a $100 honorarium.

   

Past Academy Award Winners

2020 Virginia Family Physician of the Year
Joseph J. Baum, II, MD, FAAFP
MedPath Family Medicine
Floyd, VA

2020 James P. Charlton, MD Teacher of the Year Award
Melissa Bradner, MD, MSHA
Associate Professor
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Richmond

2020 James P. Charlton, MD Teacher of the Year Award
Kristina Johnson, MD
Assistant Professor
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville
AAFP Health Equity Fellow


2019 Family Physician of the Year – Catherine F. Casey, MD
2019 James P. Charlton Teacher of the Year Award – Cynda Ann Johnson, MD, MBA, FAAFP
2019 F. Elliott Oglesby, MD Volunteer of the Year Award – Michelle Y. Whitehurst‑Cook, MD, FAAFP


2018 Family Physician of the Year – Mitchell B. Miller, MD
2018 James P. Charlton Teacher of the Year Award – Shyam Odeti, MD
2018 F. Elliott Oglesby, MD Volunteer of the Year Award – Emily Young, DO, MA, MPH


2017 Family Physician of the Year – Daniel M. Jannuzzi, MD
2017 James P. Charlton Teacher of the Year Award – Christine C. Matson, MD, FAAFP
2017 F. Elliott Oglesby, MD Volunteer of the Year Award – Thomas M. Hubbard, MD, DDS


2016 Family Physician of the Year – Mark H. Greenawald, MD, FAAFP
2016 James P. Charlton Teacher of the Year Award – Robert J. Newman, MD, FAAFP
2016 F. Elliott Oglesby, MD Volunteer of the Year Award – Terri Babineau, MD, FAAFP


2015 Family Physician of the Year – John O. Marsh, MD
2015 James P. Charlton Teacher of the Year Award – Mary Gayle Sweet, MD
2015 F. Elliott Oglesby, MD Volunteer of the Year Award – Mary H. Dawson, MD


2014 Family Physician of the Year – Suzanne Krzyzanowski MD
2014 James P. Charlton Teacher of the Year Award – Richard H. Hoffman, MD
2014 F. Elliott Oglesby, MD Volunteer of the Year Award – Wayne J. Reynolds, DO, FAAFP


2013 Family Physician of the Year – George Wortley, MD, ABFM
2013 James P. Charlton Teacher of the Year Award – Jacob E. Jones, , MD, MPH
2013 F. Elliott Oglesby, MD Volunteer of the Year Award – Bernard F. Jamison, MD, FAAFP & Desmond J. Longford, MD, FAAFP


2012 Family Physician of the Year – John P. Bryant, MD, FAAFP
2012 James P. Charlton Teacher of the Year Award – Tarin A. Schmidt-Dalton, MD, FAAFP


2011 Family Physician of the Year – David A. Ellington, MD, FAAFP
2011 James P. Charlton Teacher of the Year Award – Andrew R. Lockman, MD
2011 F. Elliott Oglesby, MD Volunteer of the Year Award – Augustine Lewis, III, MD


2010 Family Physician of the Year – J. William Kerns, MD
2010 James P. Charlton Teacher of the Year Award –  Francis X. Dennehy, MD
2010 F. Elliott Oglesby, MD Volunteer of the Year Award – Randolph V. Merrick, MD