AOF/AAO Outstanding Resident in OMM Nominations for 2021

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Submit your nomination for 2021 Outstanding Resident in OMM by May 9.

Recipients will be presented with a $5,000 scholarship award from the American Osteopathic Foundation and the American Academy of Osteopathy during the AOF's Honors event on Oct. 22, 2021.

Eligibility Criteria:
During the calendar year the award is distributed, those eligible to be nominated for this award must meet the following criteria:

  • Osteopathic physicians in training who have completed their first year of residency or fellowship
  • Osteopathic recognized residency
  • Have a commitment to osteopathic medicine, its philosophy and principles, as demonstrated through comprehensive patient care
  • Be recognized as a strong leader within the Residency Program
  • Committed to the community through actions and involvement
  • Committed to the education and enrichment of self and others including, but not limited to, continuing education, teaching, research and publication

Multiple nominations may be received; only one resident will be chosen from each partnering specialty. Former award recipients are not eligible to reapply for the same award for a period of three years.
Nomination Requirements:

  • One (1) letter of recommendation from the nominator
  • Two (2) additional letters of recommendation
  • One (1) letter must be from the resident’s Program Director
  • Current curriculum vitae or resume from the nominee

If the candidate’s program director is not a DO, one recommendation must be from a practicing osteopathic physician.
Nominee Required Materials:

  • A one-page personal statement from the nominee, focusing on their eligibility, the purpose of the award, and highlighting activities and/or experiences during residency
  • Current curriculum vitae or resume