AOF Stories

2016 James M. Lally, DO, Emerging Leader Award Winner September 17, 2016 It’s rare to see a physician so young have so much experience. But for Jay Bhatt, DO, leadership has been tried and tested. His definition of leadership comes from community organizer and Professor Marshall Ganz, who says that leadership is enabling purpose in the face of uncertainty. In every academic center, government body or clinic he serves, he finds a way to empower communities to change...
2016 William G. Anderson, DO, Minority Scholarship August 16, 2016 Student Doctor Jennings embodies the spirit of osteopathic medicine in her dedication to equalizing access to healthcare in the United State and beyond. Her interest in addressing healthcare disparities began on her first mission in her undergraduate studies.  Chandra received her Master in Public Health degree from Tulane University prior to attending VCOM. During the time leading up to her...
2015 James M. Lally, DO Emerging Leader Award October 12, 2015 Daniel Clearfield, DO, demonstrates the vision, integrity and passion of an osteopathic physician leader to his patients, students and peers, and has done so since the beginning of his young career. A second generation DO, Dr. Clearfield innately understands osteopathic medicine, sharing his knowledge with osteopathic medical students and putting it into practice daily to treat and prevent...
2015 Outstanding Resident in Emergency Medicine October 12, 2015 A chief resident at Ohio University Heritage College of Medicine (OU-HCOM), Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, Andrew G. Little, DO excels as an osteopathic physician in emergency medicine and as a leader and mentor in his field. A 2012 graduate of OU-HCOM, Dr. Little has held numerous leadership positions to improve education offerings and leadership development for osteopathic medical students...
2015 Outstanding Resident in Family Medicine October 11, 2015 Philip M. Eskew, DO, JD, MBA, a resident at the Heart of Lancaster (Penn.) Regional Medical Center, excels in many areas:  as a compassionate practitioner, respected mentor, thoughtful researcher and tireless advocate. A 2012 graduate of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM), Dr. Eskew received his JD from the West Virginia University College of Law and his MBA from the...

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