Country doctors still make house calls and know their patients personally.
The Country Doctor of the YearSM Award, sponsored by Staff Care®, recognizes
their continuing contribution to rural healthcare.
The award is presented each December to a physician who best exemplifies the spirit,
skill, and dedication of America's rural medical practitioners. Anyone with knowledge of an extraordinary physician
may submit a nomination.
Nomination forms may be requested by calling Staff Care at (800) 685-2272 or you
may download the form.
Award winners receive complimentary locum tenens (temporary physician) coverage courtesy of Staff Care for two weeks, allowing them to take some well-deserved time off.
They also receive a personalized bronze plaque depicting the award's
signature logoa country doctor making rounds in a horse and buggyand
other items of recognition.