2012 Outstanding Resident of the Year Award

October 15, 2012

John R. Casey, DO, MA, from the specialty of Emergency Medicine

“Outstanding” is the term used to describe residents who continually demonstrate dedication to the osteopathic profession through leadership and advocacy. One such resident is John R. Casey, DO, MA, who received his osteopathic medical degree from Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine and recently completed an Emergency Medicine residency at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM) Doctors Hospital where he currently serves as a junior faculty member.

During his residency, Dr. Casey wore many hats. Nationally, he served as a region trustee on the American Osteopathic Association’s (AOA) Council of Interns and Residents (CIR), as the CIR representative to the AOA House of Delegates, as the American College of Emergency Physicians Resident Chapter National Board member and as the resident member of the AOA Bureau of Student Affairs.

Locally, he represented Doctors Hospital on the Ohio University Osteopathic Residents Advisory Committee and served as Vice Chair during the 2011-2012 academic year. That same year, he was appointed as Chief Resident of the OU-HCOM/Doctors Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency Program. In this capacity Dr. Casey was instrumental in designing and implementing problem based learning and procedure simulation curriculums and teaching osteopathic manipulative medicine during monthly procedure labs as well as in the emergency department.

In 2011, Dr. Casey completed the “Training in Policy Studies” program which resulted in him being chosen by President Barack Obama as a “Champion of Change” for his work with the Affordable Care Act.
Dr. Casey is also active in his local community, serving as Assistant Medical Director of the Franklin Township Fire Department where he spends countless hours designing cases, teaching emergency medical services personnel, and preforming quality reviews for procedural competencies.

The American Osteopathic Foundation and Merck are honored to present the “Outstanding Resident of the Year Award” to John R. Casey, DO, MA.

 

Julieanne P. Sees, DO, from the specialty of Pediatric Neuromuscular Orthopaedic Medicine

Even before becoming a practicing physician, some residents are looked upon as leaders. One such resident is Julieanne P. Sees, DO, who received her osteopathic medical degree from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and recently completed an Orthopaedic Residency at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)/Kennedy Health System/Lourdes Health System. In August 2012, Dr. Sees entered a Pediatric Neuromuscular Orthopedic Fellowship at Nemours Alfred I. Dupont Hospital for children.

Dr. Sees has a long record of leadership in many venues. She was appointed as the resident member of the UMDNJ Board of Residency Directors Advisory Committee, awarded the position of Resident Director of Cooper University Board of Orthopaedic Residency Directors Advisory Committee, selected as Chief Orthopaedic Resident at that same institution as well as for the UMDNJ Orthopaedic Residency, and was Resident Director on the New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons Board of Directors.

On a national level, Dr. Sees serves on six American Osteopathic Association committees, councils and bureaus, including the Council on Postdoctoral Training, Education Policy and Procedure Review Committee, House of Delegates Constitution and Bylaws Committee, Bureau on Osteopathic Medical Education, Strategic Planning Committee, and the Bureau of Communications, where she has become a national spokesperson for the osteopathic profession.

A determined researcher and educator, Dr. Sees has authored or co-authored 13 publications and has performed, published and presented orthopaedic and osteopathic research at the local, state and national level. She has made it her personal objective to serve patients with neuromuscular disabilities and to give back by sharing her experiences and knowledge teaching students, faculty and colleagues.

The American Osteopathic Foundation and Merck are honored to present the “Outstanding Resident of the Year Award” to Julieanne P. Sees, DO.

John R. Casey, DO, MA
Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Doctors Hospital
Julieanne P. Sees, DO
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Kennedy Health System/Lourdes Health System