AOF Award Announcements

2018 Rocovich Research Award Winner October 15, 2018 The AOF is honored to unveil a new award for 2018: the Rocovich Research Award. Established by the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) in honor of its founders, John Rocovich, JD, and Sue Ellen Rocovich, DO, the award recognizes osteopathic medical students, residents or physicians who advance knowledge on the biomechanical, biomedical, or clinical aspects of osteopathic...
2018 AOF/ACOI Outstanding Resident of the Year in Internal Medicine October 8, 2018 The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) and the American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI) are proud to recognize Nicolette O. Rosendahl, DO, as the 2018 AOF/ACOI Outstanding Resident of the Year in Internal Medicine. Dr. Rosendahl earned her DO degree from the Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific–Northwest in 2016. She is currently a third...
2018 AOF/AOCR Outstanding Resident of the Year in Radiology October 8, 2018 The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) and the American Osteopathic College of Radiology (AOCR) are proud to recognize Heather N. Ivy, DO, MPT, as the 2018 AOF/AOCR Outstanding Resident of the Year in Radiology. Dr. Ivy received her DO degree from the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2016 and prior to that earned a Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of...
2018 AOF/ACOS Outstanding Resident of the Year in Surgery October 8, 2018 The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) and the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS) are delighted to recognize Margo N. Carlin, DO, as the 2018 AOF/AOCS Outstanding Resident of the Year in Surgery. Dr. Carlin graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2014 and completed an internship in anesthesiology at Larkin Community Hospital. She serves as Chief Resident...
2018 AOF Golden Ticket Scholarship Winner & Finalists October 8, 2018 The AOF Golden Ticket Scholarship Program recognizes exceptional osteopathic medical students while addressing the burden student loans place on coming generations of physicians. The five students recognized as finalists have demonstrated financial need and yet are in the top 25% of their class, have unmatched dedication to the osteopathic profession, and are committed volunteers in their local...
2018 AOF W. Douglas Ward, PhD Educator of the Year Award October 8, 2018 The AOF W. Douglas Ward, PhD, Educator of the Year Award honors osteopathic teachers who display unwavering dedication to the tenets of osteopathic medicine and a true passion for passing those tenets on to future generations of DOs.  The 2018 award is being presented to an educator, through and through: J. Michael Wieting, DO. Watch the award video here. Currently the Senior Associate Dean at...

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