LAKIN, Kan., Jun 11, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kearny County Hospital is very proud to announce that Drew Miller, MD, FAAFP, has been chosen as the 2021 Family Physician of the Year by the Kansas Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Miller was honored today at the KAFP’s virtual Awards and Recognition Luncheon.
To be considered for recognition as Family Physician of the Year, a provider is required to have 10 years of post-residency experience and must be currently practicing family medicine in Kansas. The KAFP follows these criteria in making its annual selection:
Provides patients with compassionate, comprehensive and caring family medicine on a continuing basis
Enhances the quality of their community by being directly and effectively involved in community affairs and activities
Acts as a credible role model professionally and personally to their community, to other health professionals, residents and medical students
Stands out among their colleagues
As Chief of Staff, Dr. Miller is board-certified and practices full scope family medicine, including obstetrical services. He also has extensive experience in procedures such as endoscopy, vasectomy, joint injections and dermatologic procedures. Dr. Miller graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and completed his residency at Via Christi Family Medicine Residency in Wichita.
The KAFP has honored Kansas family physicians with this award since 1990. Dr. Miller also has been nominated as Family Physician of the Year for the national American Academy of Family Physicians award, which will be announced this fall.
About Kearny County Hospital
Kearny County Hospital is committed to providing quality, compassionate healthcare services for our community to enrich the lives of family, friends, and neighbors. The hospital was founded in 1952 and is owned and operated by the Kearny County government to provide inpatient and outpatient hospital care, emergency medical treatment, and primary care. High Plains Retirement Village, the Kearny County Home for the Aged, was founded in 1983 to provide a nursing facility, senior housing, and long-term care services. In 1990, Kearny County Hospital began operation of the Family Health Center, which provides primary healthcare in Lakin and Deerfield. For more information, visit kearnycountyhospital.com.
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