Fort Kent ~ The Commission on Membership and Member Services for the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently conferred the prestigious status of Fellow to Dr. Silwana Sidorczuk. 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.
A member of the Maine AAFP Board of Directors since 2014, and current President Elect, Dr. Sidorczuk is a Family Physician at Northern Maine Medical Center’s (NMMC) Acadia Family Health Center (AFCH) in Madawaska. She has been very active in the education and political arena at the state level and is a strong advocate for her patients. Certified by the American Board of Family Practice Physicians, Dr. Sidorczuk has been practicing as a family physician since 2007, not only treating medical conditions; she is also a strong advocate for wellness and prevention efforts. Currently, she is working with all of the St. John Valley school fifth graders to raise awareness about the risks of tobacco use.
Dr. Sidorczuk is an active member of NMMC’s medical staff and she is a faculty member for the Tufts University School of Medicine in which capacity she serves as an offsite clinical supervisor for medical students. AFHC is designated by Tufts University Medical School as a Maine Track Teaching Site. In addition, she also serves as one of the faculty members in NMMC’s partnership with Quinnipiac University, Frank Netter School of Medicine, providing clinical experience in the rural hospital and outpatient setting for fourth year medical students.
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