Dr. Jeff Warren of Memphis Named Tennessee Family Physician of the Year

Mar 17, 2024 at 08:53 pm by pjeter

Dr. Jeff Warren (right) of Memphis received the 2023 Family Physician of the Year Award from Dr. Jim Holt, 2023 TNAFP President, during the TNAFP annual conference in Gatlinburg.


Jeffery Warren, MD, FAAFP, of Memphis has been honored by the Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians as the 2023 Family Physician of the Year. Dr. Warren was recognized by his colleagues recently during the association’s annual conference in Gatlinburg.

TNAFP gives the annual award to an individual whose medical practice and volunteer efforts embody the ideal family physician. Recipients are nominated by their colleagues for their outstanding contributions to family medicine, and to advancing public health and/or medical education and training.

Dr. Warren has been a family physician in Memphis since 1990 when he completed his family medicine residency at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. He grew up in North Carolina, earned an undergraduate degree from Yale, received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine, completed his flexible surgical residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, served three years in the U.S. Public Health Service as a fellow, then completed the Long Island Jewish Medical Center’s emergency medicine residency program. Dr. Warren He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

Dr. Warren is well-known and respected in the Memphis community not only as a family physician but also as a councilman on the Memphis City Council, a member of the Memphis and Shelby County COVID-19 Joint Task Force, as a two-term commissioner on the Memphis City School Board, and as a member of First Presbyterian Church in downtown Memphis, among other community service activities. He was a 2022 recipient of the MLK Luminary Award, the highest honor a citizen can receive from the City of Memphis for public service.

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