Dr. Carrico receives the 2012 Exemplary Teaching Award


Jeffrey Carrico, M.D. has been awarded the 2012 Exemplary Teaching Award by the Kentucky Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Carrico received this award for his exceptional example of a role model, physician and educator. He approached the role of teaching as part of his responsibility and is eager to open his practice and share his years of experience with them.

Dr. Carrico started his practice in 1993 and has been on the medical staff at Jackson Purchase Medical Center since that time. Dr. Carrico earned his medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency in family practice at the Trover Clinic in Madisonville, KY. Dr. Carrico is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice.

The Exemplary Teaching Award was developed by the Board of Directors of the Kentucky Academy of Family Physicians to acknowledge Academy members who deserve recognition for excellence in teaching, as well as individuals who have implemented outstanding educational programs and/or developed innovative teaching models. One state award is presented annually in two separate categories: full-time or part-time faculty and volunteer faculty.

The 2012 KAFP Exemplary Teaching Awards were evaluated based upon the following criteria:
1. Recognized for exemplary teaching skills and outstanding progression of abilities over several years by medical students, residents, or peers
2. Developed and implemented innovative curriculum, teaching model(s) or program(s) in a variety of educational spheres,
3. Must be a current member of the AAFP.

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