The Maurice Wood Award for Lifetime Contribution to Primary Care Research is given annually to honor a researcher who has made outstanding contributions to primary care research over the course of a lifetime. Scientists from all nations, working in all professional fields and scientific disciplines, are eligible to receive the Wood Award, which is presented at the NAPCRG Annual Meeting. The award is named in honor of Maurice Wood, a pioneer in primary care research and founder of NAPCRG.
The 2023 Call for nominations closes on June 12, 2023.
New in 2022, in recognition of NAPCRG's 50th Anniversary, the selected recipient of this prestigious award will be recognized in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. The nomination speech will be adapted as a reflection on family medicine or special communication described here. The submission will appear in digital and print formats. The nominator will need to prepare the submission based on JABFM guidelines.
Published since 1988, the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine ( JABFM ) is the official peer-reviewed journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM). JABFM makes its articles available free of charge and without registration at www.jabfm.org. JABFM is indexed by Medline, Index Medicus, and other services. JABFM publishes six bimonthly issues per year, comprising original material from authors with new knowledge to contribute to the understanding and advancement of family medicine research and clinical practice. JABFM also serves as an important forum for the specialty of family medicine, and as a source of news from the ABFM. Types of articles published by the JABFM are listed at Information for Authors. Approximately 900 print copies of each issue are in circulation. Online access average: 514,618 hits per month in 2019. Impact factor for 2019: 2.661.
The Maurice Wood Award for Lifetime Contribution to Primary Care Research is selected by NAPCRG's Past Presidents and Current President.
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