Immunization Awards: Eligibility, Guidelines, and Application Fact Sheet


  • Must be a Family Medicine residency program
  • Residents must be involved in the development, implementation, and reporting of the proposed project
  • If selected, the Family Medicine residency program agrees to comply with reporting regulations specific to the National Physician Payment Transparency Program (Open Payments), a.k.a. Sunshine Act.
  • May not be a previous recipient of an AAFP Foundation Senior Immunization Grant Award.

 Preference will be given to proposed projects that:

  • Achieve influenza and pneumococcal rates of ≥75% or show a 25% improvement over the base rate for those age 65 and older
  • Provide service to those that are medically underserved

How to Apply

Guidelines, Application Form, and Sample Applications

Deadline to Apply

2017 applications will be available for download in January. Please check back after the first of the year.

Submitting an Application

The application should be submitted by email. For questions or problems please call 800-274-2237, ext. 4457.

Notice of Award

Family Medicine residency programs selected to receive a Senior Immunization Grant Award will be notified June 2017.


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