Tamika L. Perry, DO, a family medicine physician and instructor at the Methodist Health System Family Medicine Residency, is among a select group of physicians honored by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Foundation for her commitment to education in the field of family medicine. Dr. Perry was selected to receive a 2011 Pfizer Teacher Development Award based on her scholastic achievement, leadership qualities, and dedication to family medicine.
“Pfizer Teacher Development Awards spotlight the best of our profession: those in active practice who give of themselves to teach, mentor, and inspire residents and students,” says Richard G. Roberts, MD, JD, AAFP Foundation president. “Tomorrow’s family doctors and their patients will be better because of their efforts. My congratulations to Dr. Perry and my thanks to Pfizer for preserving the noble tradition of the clinician-teacher.”