JOSHUA STOREY, D.O. EARNS FAAFP DESIGNATION
(Denison, IA) – The Board of Trustees of Crawford County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) is pleased to announce that Joshua Storey, DO, has earned the Degree of Fellow designation from the American Academy of Family Physicians (FAAFP). Dr. Storey has been on the CCMH medical staff since 2018. Dr. Storey is an Emergency Room physician employed by CCMH.
Erin Muck, CEO and President of CCMH, said “The entire CCMH staff celebrates this honor along with Dr. Storey. He is a perfect example of our medical staff and our physicians’ desire to constantly improve their knowledge, expertise and commitment to our community.”
The Degree of Fellow recognizes AAFP members who have distinguished themselves among their colleagues, as well as in their communities, by their service to family medicine, by their advancement of health care to the American people, and by their professional development through medical education and research. Fellows of the AAFP are recognized as champions of family medicine. They are the physicians who make family medicine the premier specialty in service to their community and profession. From a personal perspective, being a Fellow signifies not only 'tenure' but one's additional work within a community, within organized medicine, within teaching, and a greater commitment to continuing professional development and/or research.
“It is a great honor to be recognized by my colleagues in the Academy in this way, but it is an even greater honor that our community continues to place their trust in our emergency department and the care I provide there,” said Dr. Storey.
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) was founded in 1947 to promote the science and art of family medicine. It is one of the largest medical organizations in the United States with over 100,000 members. Its vision is to transform health care to achieve optimal health for everyone.