The Maryland Academy of Family Physicians (MDAFP) is pleased to announce that Dr Njideka Udochi is the recipient of the 2021 Family Physician of the Year award in recognition of her exemplary service, and engagement in the wellbeing of her patients and community.
MDAFP presents the Family Physician of the Year award to recognize a physician who provides outstanding service to patients and their communities with compassionate, comprehensive and caring medical service on a continual basis, all while demonstrating balance between career and family.
Dr Udochi has been practicing family medicine at Millennium Family Practice for over 16 years, where she serves as Medical Director and Chief Executive Officer. She was a 1998 graduate of the George Washington University Medical Center/ Holy Cross Family Practice Residency Program.
Dr Udochi also completed a fellowship in Geriatrics at the George Washington University Medical Center in 1999. An experienced HIV provider with Board Certification since 2004, she carries the designation AAHIVS.
She is a practicing full-spectrum family physician. She is currently the President of a consortium of multi-speciality Physicians providing care to patients using a PCMH Model, which ensures improved access, quality and outcomes.
She also provides care to children, adult and geriatric patients from over one hundred and fourteen countries spanning six continents in private practice in Columbia Maryland. She is very passionate about reducing health disparities and works in collaboration with a multispecialty group of providers to address inequities in healthcare in her community.
Dr Udochi relays, that she is extremely honoured and humbled to receive this award and she will work to continue to uphold the wonderful tenets of Family Medicine.
This article was culled from the Millennial Family Practice press release.