Excellence in Pediatrics Annual Awards

Friday, September 13, 6:30 pm

Cool Springs Marriott, Franklin, TN

The TNAAP Excellence in Pediatrics Awards recognize and honor pediatricians and community members who have made exceptional contributions to children's health advocacy in Tennessee. Nominations are now being accepted!  We ecourage everyone to submit nominations.

Submit Your Nominations Here!

2019 Sponsor Information

Congratulations to the 2018 Honorees!

  • Pediatrician of the Year - Shari Barkin, MD, FAAP (Nashville)
  • Senior Pediatrician of the Year - John Hill MD, FAAP (Memphis)
  • Lifetime Achievement - Margreete Johnston, MD, FAAP (Nashville)
  • Early Career Physician - Blake Bergeron, MD, FAAP (Memphis)
  • Legislator of the Year - Representative JoAnne Favors (Chattanooga)
  • Friend of Children
    • Anthony Mills - Northeast Regional Department of Children Services
    • Susan Smith, RN - Northeast Regional Department of Children Services
    • The Nashville Predators Foundation


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