Fixin’ Homes for the Holidays February 22, 2013 A group of 33 osteopathic medical students ventured from the comfort of their homes during the holidays to renovate houses of those less fortunate as part of the third annual AOF HumanTouch Student Leadership project on Dec. 27-30, 2012.
HumanTouch Student Leadership Project - New Orleans January 30, 2013 Joshua Garfein, 31, is a fourth-year medical student at the Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Parker, Colo. He traveled to New Orleans in Dec. 2011 with 26 other students on an AOF-funded mission trip. He shared his experiences from the trip with the AOF.
Calling All Osteopathic Medical Students January 25, 2013 Applications/nominations are now being accepted for the following student opportunities.
Rossnick Humanitarian Grant at Work: Life Lessons in Ghana January 15, 2013 When Natalie Wessel, a fourth year osteopathic medical student, traveled to Accra, Ghana this summer (2012) for a medical mission, she wasn’t sure what to expect.
Around the World in 42 Years: Husband and Wife Team Spend Summers Serving the Underserved July 23, 2012 Summer usually includes a trip to the beach or a rustic cabin—somewhere for rest and relaxation. But for Harris Mainster, DO, and his wife Phoebe Mainster, Ph.D., summer means a six-week trip to an underserved region of the world each year.
Receive Medical Supplies for Mission Trips June 20, 2012 Working with Heart to Heart International, the AOF has purchased Ready Relief Boxes for the osteopathic profession. A Ready Relief Box is a portable pharmacy in a box.