AAFP Foundation Immunization Awards

Application Details

If you're interested in applying for an immunization award, first read the eligibility, guidelines, and application fact sheet, including information about how to apply.

The application period is now closed, check back in January.

View eligibility, guidelines, and application fact sheet.

Program Overview

The AAFP Foundation Immunization Awards Program recognizes Family Medicine residency programs for identifying and developing solutions to overcome barriers to immunizations, and promotes sharing of immunization best practices.

 From 2005 to 2016, the program has:

  • Presented 117 competitive monetary awards, recognizing Family Medicine residency programs in 38 states and the District of Columbia
  • Documented immunization best practices implemented by these quality-improvement projects
  • Provided opportunities for Family Medicine residents to share their best practices with other physicians and health care providers at national forums

Project Period

The 14-month project period runs from June to August.

Funding

The Senior Immunization Grant Award totals $11,200 and contains the following elements:

  • $10,000 grant for implementation of the proposed project. This funding is to be used only for costs directly related to increasing immunization rates which may include medical supplies, equipment rental or purchase, software purchase or lease, patient education materials, patient incentives, communication expenses, and mileage expenses, if applicable.
  • $1,200 travel scholarship to allow one or more residents to attend the National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students, and present the results/findings via a poster presentation. Presenter must register and will not have fees waived for National Conference.

 

Application Details

If you're interested in applying for an immunization award, first read the eligibility, guidelines, and application fact sheet, including information about how to apply.

The application period is now closed, check back in January.

View eligibility, guidelines, and application fact sheet.

Best Practices

View tips, strategies for overcoming barriers, and best practices to increase immunization rates, submitted directly from the award-winning programs.

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Past Recipients

For information about award recipients prior to 2014, please email your request or call (800) 274-2237, ext. 4457.

 

Program Goals and Outcomes

Read a summary of this program's goals and outcomes.

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Best Practices

View tips, strategies for overcoming barriers, and best practices to increase immunization rates, submitted directly from the award-winning programs.

View best practices now.

Past Recipients

For information about award recipients prior to 2014, please email your request or call (800) 274-2237, ext. 4457.

 

Program Goals and Outcomes

Read a summary of this program's goals and outcomes.

View program outcomes now.

This Program Is Funded By

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