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Family Medicine Resident of the Year

Isabel Chen, MD, MPH, 2018 Recipient

In 2010, the CAFP Foundation bestowed its first Resident of the Year Award to a resident who represents the finest characteristics of family medicine, including a commitment to leadership, communication, mentorship and advocacy. The winner of this award is selected by the CAFP Foundation, based on nominations presented by the Medical Student and Resident Leadership Councils.


The Foundation is pleased to award the 2018 Family Medicine Resident of the Year Award to Isabel Chen, MD, MPH. Isabel is a third-year resident at the Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles FMRP. Isabel has served as a student and resident leader at the CAFP, actively engaged in advocacy, planning for the Family Medicine Summits, serving as a delegate at the National Conference for Residents and Students, and encouraging her peers to get involved. We are so pleased to name Isabel our 2018 Resident of the Year.


Isabel’s 10,000 story:


Past Recipients

  2017: Laura Doan, MD 2016: Alex Mroszczyk-McDonald, MD
2015: Aaron Edelstein, MD, MBA 2014: Daniel Pio, MD 2013: Raul Ayala, MD
2012: Alisha Dyer, MD;
Charlene Hauser, MD; and
Randi Sokol, MD
2011: Ashby Wolfe, MD 2010: Veronica Jordan, MD