Michigan Academy of Family Physicians Names James Applegate as Family Medicine Physician of Year

Congratulations to James Applegate, MD, FAAFP, for being named Family Medicine Physician of the Year for 2019 by the Michigan Academy of Family Physicians. This annual award is presented to a family physician who exemplifies the ongoing contributions of the Family Physician to the citizens of Michigan.

Applegate will be honored on August 3, 2019, at the 71st Annual Family Medicine Physician Celebration Dinner, held during the annual Michigan Family Medicine Expo and Conference.

“What a joy it has been to serve all my patients as a family physician,” said Applegate. “I have been practicing medicine for 50 years and have served as a family physician for more than 35 years.”

This award is bittersweet, as Applegate will retire from Mercy Health Physician Partners Rivertown Office in July 2019. Click here for a review of his announcement>>

Congratulations and thank you to Applegate for his outstanding contributions for so many decades. We wish him well in retirement.

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