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Annual AOF Gala Breaks Fundraising, Attendance Records October 26, 2015 Over $350,000 Pledged at Honors 2015 ORLANDO—The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) celebrated excellence in the osteopathic medical profession during Honors 2015 at the Hilton-Orlando on Oct. 16.   More than 600 people attended the annual fundraising event, which returned to the city where it all began ten years ago and set an event fundraising record for the AOF. “Honors has nearly tripled...
AOF Helps Volunteers “Give Kids the World” October 23, 2015 ORLANDO- Before taking part in the AOF Honors celebration, 60 volunteers spent the morning of Oct. 16 at the 2015 OMED Helping Hands Project—an annual service project sponsored by the AOF that benefits the local host city by helping those in need.   This year’s project benefited Give Kids the World Village, a 79-acre, nonprofit “storybook” resort in Kissimmee, Florida where children with life-...
A Conversation with the Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient October 14, 2015 Murray Goldstein, DO, MPH, broke many barriers for osteopathic physicians, paving the way for those after him. Often described as a trailblazer, Dr. Goldstein was the first to represent the profession in more than two dozen important national and international roles and awards, including being the first osteopathic physician to be appointed a commissioned medical officer in the uniformed...
AOF Announces Award Recipients for Honors 2015 August 7, 2015 CHICAGO -- The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) is proud to announce the award recipients for Honors 2015, where the best and brightest in the osteopathic profession are recognized each year through scholarships, awards and grants. One of the largest and most prestigious events for the osteopathic profession, Honors 2015 will welcome more than 500 guests at the Hilton Orlando on Friday,...
AOF Seeks Osteopathic Physician & Finance Expert to Join Board August 5, 2015 CHICAGO - - The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) announced today that it is seeking nominations for two new members to serve on the AOF Board of Directors for a three-year term.   One position will be filled by a qualified osteopathic physician and the other by a non-physician with a strong financial background, such as a chief financial officer, financial planner or accountant. The new...
AOF Accepting Letters of Inquiry for 2016 August 3, 2015 CHICAGO – The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) announced today that it is accepting letters of inquiry from organizations interested in receiving grants up to $50,000 from the AOF for the 2016 calendar year. The AOF provides funding for a variety of programs that align with its mission to support philanthropic activities that promote and enhance the osteopathic profession and its vision to...

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