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Family Medicine Organizations

Medical Organizations

The Glenda M. Goodine and Thomas J. Murphy Student Award

This award is to provide an opportunity for the student to develop a better understanding of the value and relevance of Family Medicine as an essential component of health care delivery in

This award was established in 2018, and is funded by Drs. Glenda M. Goodine and Thomas J. Murphy.

• Applicant must have completed their 3rd year of medical school;
• Applicant must be in good standing;
• Applicant must have earned a grade of High Pass or Honors in their 3rd year of the Family
Medicine rotation;
• Participated in other Family Medicine extracurricular activities

Application Process:
• Submit a 2000 word essay on a topic relevant and timely for Family Medicine;
• List of Family Medicine extracurricular activities;
• Current Photo of Applicant

To set up an interview with the Award Committee, interested applicants should contact Norma L. Garcia at 713-500-7604 or via email at

All pertinent materials should be submitted before the interview date tentatively set the week of March 1, 2021.

Award Amount: $2,500

Application EXTENDED Deadline Date: March 15, 2021
Notification to Recipient of Award:
Award winners will be notified by April 1, 2021. A check for $2500 will be mailed to the award
recipient following the award notification.