The Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians’ Family Physician of the Year Award is bestowed upon an individual who exemplifies the ideal family physician and who has made an outstanding contribution to family medicine, and to the advancement of health and/or medical training and medical education.

This year’s recipient, Doctor Ike Emereuwaonu of Germantown, meets all of these criteria with dignity and outstanding commitment to family medicine in Tennessee.

Doctor Emereuwaonu is Medical Director of LaClinica Camellia in Memphis, a busy clinic dedicated to full-spectrum family medicine. He has held a variety of leadership roles in the Camellia Foundation including fellowship director, lab director and physician champion for the patient-centered medical home.

Congratulations and best wishes to Ike Emereuwaonu, M.D., Germantown, upon receiving the Tennessee Academy’s 2021 Family Physician of the Year. He is the true example of the dedicated, compassionate and caring family physician