Stanley M. Kozakowski, M.D., FAAFP

Dr. Stan Kozakowski was born and raised in New Jersey. He graduated from the New York Medical College in 1981. After he completed his family practice residency training at the Lancaster General Hospital Family and Community Medicine Residency Program in Lancaster, PA., he entered private practice in rural Warren County, NJ. He taught family medicine at the Hunterdon Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program in Flemington, NJ from 1987 – 2011, serving as the director of the program for the last 15 years. Dr. Kozakowski served on the faculty of the nationally recognized Duke Faculty Development Workshops Series in Ashville, NC. Dr. Kozakowski held a number of national leadership positions including president of the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors; president of the Family Medicine Education Consortium; chair of the Council of Academic Medicine of Family Medicine, member of the executive committee for the national “Preparing the Personal Physician for Practice” (P4) project; and member of the executive committee of the Length of Training Pilot Project.

Dr. Kozakowski is a frequent speaker and facilitator at regional and national conferences and an author of many publications on a variety of academic Family Medicine topics. He is a Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the Albany Medical College; and Associate Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical School.

Dr. Kozakowski’s interests include master teaching, competency-based education and assessment and evaluation systems. He was recognized as “Outstanding Voluntary Faculty Member of the Year” by the Department of Family Medicine at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Piscataway, NJ. and in New Jersey Health & Beauty Magazine April/May 2011 as one of “NJ Doctors Who Make a Difference.”

Dr. Kozakowski is the former Director of the Division of Medical Education for the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). His division was responsible for student interest activities, graduate medical education, RPS consultative services, and provided staff support for the AAFP Commission on Education. In addition, Dr. Kozakowski served as a resource to members, staff and external groups, and represented the AAFP to external organizations, foundations, and agencies, both public and private, involved with medical education.