Family Physician of the Year

The Massachusetts Academy of Family Physicians is made up of physicians who go above and beyond their call of duty. Each individual provides a very important component to their community and to the people they serve.

Patients, Clinics Staff or Physician Colleagues, Nominate your Family Physician for the MassAFP Family Physician of the Year. Each year the Massachusetts Academy presents the Family Physician of the Year award to recognize a physician who exemplifies the tradition of the "Family Doctor."


Nominees are evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Provides his/her community with compassion, comprehensive and caring medical service on a continual basis
  • Is directly and effectively involved in community affairs and in activities that enhance quality of life
  • Provides a credible and amiable role model as a healer and human being to his/her community, and as a professional in the science and art of medicine to colleagues, other health professionals, and to young physicians in training and medical students
  • Demonstrates a balance between career and family
  • Is a member, in good standing, of the Academy


2022 Family Physician of the Year

Ryan Dono, MD




860 WINTER STREET, WALTHAM, MA 02451

MASSAFP@MMS.ORG | 781-434-7317

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