AUTHOR: MARTY

HED: Nominations sought for statewide physician's award

The Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians is seeking nominations for the 1997 Family Physician of the Year award.

The annual award is given on the basis of outstanding service to patients and the community and devotion to private practice. All nominees must be members of the Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians.

Individuals may send letters of nomination explaining why they believe their family physician deserves the award. The winner of the state award goes on to national competition sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Letters of nomination should be mailed to the Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians, 5903 Ridgewood Road, Suite 200, Jackson, MS 39211.

The deadline for nominations is April 30.

-Marty Russell

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