Excellence in Pediatrics Annual Awards

Friday, October 6, 6:30 pm

Cool Springs Marriott, Franklin, TN

The TNAAP Excellence in Pediatrics Reception and Annual Awards recognize and honor pediatricians and community members who have made exceptional contributions to children's health advocacy in Tennessee. Join us in congratulating the 2017 Award honorees listed below!  Please join us to celebrate this year's honorees on October 6, 2017 at Franklin Marriott Cool Springs to celebrate!

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Congratulations to the 2017 Honorees!

  • Pediatrician of the Year - Amy Vehec, MD, FAAP (Nashville)
  • Senior Pediatrician of the Year - Gerald Presbury, MD, FAAP (Memphis)
  • Lifetime Achievement - Michael Devoe, MD, FAAP (Nashville, formerly Johnson City)
  • Friend of Children
    • Kelly Arnold, MD (Chattanooga)
    • Family Voices of Tennessee (State-wide)
  • ​Legislator of the Year - Representative Kevin Brooks (Cleveland)
  • Early Career Physician - Hunter Butler, MD, FAAP (Springfield)
  • TNAAP Special Achievement Award Winners -START Trainers
    • Jason Yaun, MD, FAAP
    • Joani Jack, MD
    • Dawn Tuell, MD, FAAP
    • Karla Garcia, MD, FAAP
    • Andera Goins, MD

2017 Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors who make this event possible!

Sponsor Opportunities Still Available! Contact casey.lamarr@tnaap.org for more information.

Supporting Sponsors




Tennessee Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics