ACOFP would like to congratulate its 2020 class of Fellows, Distinguished Fellows and Master Preceptors. In light of the in-person ACOFP ’20 convention cancellation, the Fellows ceremony was also cancelled. The following new 2020 members of the Conclave of Fellows will be honored in the 2021 Ceremony at the 58th Annual Convention and Scientific Seminars in Orlando, Florida.

Fellows

The Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (FACOFP) Award recognizes experience, dedication and contributions of the highest order to the advancement of osteopathic family medicine. The designation presented annually since 1976, awards nominees for their outstanding contributions in national, state and local service through teaching, authorship, research or professional leadership. The nominees’ applications are reviewed and approved by the Awards Committee and by a majority vote of the ACOFP Board of Governors.

William Blazey, DO, FACOFP
Matthew Cannon, DO, FACOFP
Linda F. Delo, DO, FACOFP
Mary Koumas, DO, FACOFP
Robyn Dreibelbis, DO, FACOFP
Nicole Mirocha, DO, MHS, FACOFP
Carol A. Penn, DO, FACCE, FACOFP

Katarina Rue, DO, FACOFP
Felicia S. Waddleton-Willis, DO, FACOFP
Lynn Michael Waters Jr., DO, FACOFP
Erin Westfall, DO, FACOFP
Barbara T. Williams-Page, DO, MBA, FACOFP
Lynn M. Wilson, DO, FACOFP
Lisa Witherite-Rieg, DO, FACOFP

Distinguished Fellows

The Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (FACOFP dist.) recognizes exceptional members of the Conclave of Fellows. The designation is presented annually to those Fellows who have exhibited exemplary service to ACOFP by attendance, as well as support of the governance and committee structures, locally and nationally. The candidates are reviewed and approved by the Executive Council of Conclave of Fellows and by a majority vote of the ACOFP Board of Governors.

The ACOFP Executive Council of Conclave of Fellows and the ACOFP Board of Governors extend their sincere congratulations to the candidates who have been selected as Distinguished Fellows.

Gautam Desai, DO FACOFP dist.
Harald Lausen, DO, MA, FAODME, FNAOME, FACOFP dist.
Janette M. Willcox, DO, FACOFP dist.

Master Preceptors

This award recognizes preceptors for their sustained commitment to excellence in the training, education and mentoring of osteopathic medical students in osteopathic family medicine. Nominations are solicited from colleges of osteopathic medicine and other organizations, with the final selection made by the Preceptorship Committee, with the approval of the ACOFP Board of Governors. This year marks the third class of Master Preceptor Award recipients.

Saroj Misra, DO FACOFP

Sonia Rivera-Martinez, DO, FACOFP
Andrea M. Nazar, DO

Leslie Sorweide, DO

Jean S. Rettos, DO

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