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Family Medicine Residency Programs Recognized for Improving Childhood and Adult Immunizations Rates in Underserved Communities
Date:6/15/2011

LEAWOOD, Kan., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation is excited to announce the 2011 AAFP Foundation Pfizer Immunization Award winners. These awards recognize family medicine residency programs which have achieved increased immunization rates in their communities through creative solutions. Monetary grants and scholarships to attend the AAFP's National Conference were presented to 16 residents from the following programs:

  • Baton Rouge General Family Medicine Residency Program, Baton Rouge, La.
  • Smoky Hill Family Medicine Residency Program, Salina, Kan.
  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center–Shreveport Alexandria Family Medicine Residency Program, Alexandria, La.
  • Middlesex Hospital Family Medicine Residency, East Hampton, Conn.
  • University of Texas Health Science Center–San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
  • Georgetown/Providence Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, Washington, D.C.
  • Providence Family Medicine Residency; William R. Gillanders, M.D., FAAFP; Milwaukie, Ore.
  • Scripps Family Medicine Residency Program; Marianne A. McKennett, M.D.; Chula Vista, Calif.
  • Southern Illinois University Family Medicine Residency Program–Carbondale; Penelope K Tippy, MD, FAAFP; Carbondale, Ill.
  • St. Marks Family Medicine Residency, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • St. Vincent's Family Medicine Residency Program, Jacksonville, Fla.
  • The Brooklyn Hospital Center Family Medicine Residency Program, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • The Ohio State University Family Medicine Residency Program, Columbus, Ohio
  • The University of Southern California Family Medicine Residency Program at California Hospital Medical Center; Kelly L. Jones, MD; Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Virginia Commonwealth University–Fairfax Family Practice Residency, Fairfax, Va.
  • Wesley Family Medicine Residency, Wichita, K
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