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Show Us Your #UNselfie for Giving Tuesday November 24, 2014 Special Campaign Raises Funds for Student Leadership Project CHICAGO--The American Osteopathic Foundation is participating in a global day of giving for the second year:  #GivingTuesday. On Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, people from around the world will come together for one common purpose; to celebrate generosity and to give to their charity of choice.  This year, the AOF will be raising awareness and...
AOF Celebrates 65 Years at Honors 2014 October 27, 2014 More than 500 osteopathic physicians, students, educators and their friends and family, along with corporate benefactors joined the AOF for its 65th anniversary and annual Honors celebration on Oct. 24 at OMED.   It was a festive and collegial atmosphere as 24 colleges of osteopathic medicine reserved three-fourths of the tables, and nearly $6,000 was raised on the spot for the 2015 AOF...
Students Help Motown Get its Groove Back October 20, 2014 DETROIT--More than 30 osteopathic medical students joined the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) this summer to help reinvigorate a former industrial giant, the city of Detroit, by spending two days in the Littlefield neighborhood completing a cleanup project. The 2014 AOF HumanTouch Student Leadership Project brought together stu­dents from across the nation to make a difference for an under­...
AOF Lends a Helping Hand to the Homeless October 17, 2014 CHICAGO—The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF), in partnership with the staff of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and Heart-to-Heart International, is donating items and funds to create more than 1,000 hygiene kits for displaced men, women and children in Seattle and Chicago. The outreach is part of AOF Helping Hands -- an annual service project in conjunction with OMED that...
A Conversation with the "Father of Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training" October 8, 2014 We had the chance to spend some time with the 2014 AOF Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Michael Italo Opipari, DO, MACOI, FAODME, FACOS (Hon.), considered by many as the father of Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training Institutions (OPTI).   Dr. Opipari has spent more than four decades not only practicing and teaching osteopathic medicine, but pioneering systems and standards for osteopathic...
AOF Reveals Award Recipients for Honors 2014 September 15, 2014 CHICAGO -- The American Osteopathic Foundation will celebrate its 65th anniversary and recognize some of the best and brightest in the osteopathic profession on Friday, Oct. 24 at Honors 2014 in Seattle.  The annual fundraiser and celebration will be held in the grand ballroom at The Sheraton--Seattle as the kick-off celebration for OMED 2014.  Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with cocktails ...

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