The Kansas Academy of Family Physicians is seeking nominations for the 2017 Kansas Family Physician of the Year award.

The Kansas Academy of Family Physicians is seeking nominations for the 2017 Kansas Family Physician of the Year award. The deadline for receipt of nominations is Dec. 30.

Each year the KAFP awards one family physician the prestigious title of Kansas Family Physician of the Year on the basis of the criteria noted below.

Nominees must be family physician members in good standing, licensed to practice in Kansas, and actively practicing family medicine at least half time. More than 90 percent of Kansas family physicians are members of the KAFP — the state's largest medical organization for primary care physicians.

You can submit a nomination using one of these methods:

Electronic submission form at Kansas Family Physician of the Year Email: kafp@kafponline.org Mail to: KAFP, 7570 W 21st St N, #1026-C, 104, Wichita, KS 67205 Fax to: 316-721-9044

Previous recipients are ineligible. The winner will be announced in February 2017. The KAFP will honor the recipient at the Annual Meeting, June 8-10, 2017 at the Marriott Hotel, Wichita. The Kansas winner will be nominated for the national award.