Student Leader in Family Medicine Award

About the award

The KAFP Foundation is thrilled to announce its call for applications for the 2022 Student Leader in Family Medicine Award. This award is designed to honor third-year medical students from any of the three University of Kansas Medical Schools, with plans of going into family medicine. In 2022, two award recipients will be identified and presented with a $250 award.

Award Criteria

Third-year medical students at KU School of Medicine on Wichita, Salina or Kansas City campuses are eligible.

  • Applicant has plans of pursuing family medicine residency.
  • Application must be a KAFP member in good standing.


  • Complete applications are due to the KAFP Foundation by May 20, 2022.
  • Eligible applicants may submit a completed application via email to
  • Applicants will be notified of the results in May. Award checks will be mailed to the recipients by the end of June.

Award and Recognition

The recipient will be mailed their $250 award check in June after nominations have been reviewed and recipients selected. Recipients will then be recognized (in name and photo) during Fam Med Forward June 2-4, 2022.