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American Osteopathic Foundation Announces Integration of Student Osteopathic Medical Association Foundation July 12, 2021 Confirmed by recent unanimous votes by both organizations’ boards of directors, the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) is pleased to announce the Student Osteopathic Medical Association Foundation (SOMAF) will now conduct business under its auspices effective June 1, 2021. “The impact and strength of the SOMA Foundation is significant,” said Rita Forden, AOF CEO. “Our missions are well-aligned...
AOF Partners on National Osteopathic Medicine Campaign March 24, 2021 We’re proud to partner with Mediaplanet for its Osteopathic Medicine campaign! Trained to take a holistic approach in their care for patients — mind, body, and spirit — doctors of osteopathic medicine are a critical part of the American healthcare system.
The American Osteopathic Foundation Announces Jeffrey S. Grove, DO, as Board President January 4, 2021 The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) is proud to announce the election of Jeffrey S. Grove, DO, FACOPF dist., as the organization’s President of the Board of Directors for a one-year term beginning January 1, 2021. Dr. Grove has served on the Foundation’s Board of Trustees since January 2017 and has acted as both Secretary and most recently, President-elect. Coming from a family of doctors,...
The American Osteopathic Foundation Welcomes Jeffrey Edwards, OMSII, to the Board of Directors January 4, 2021 The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) is pleased to announce the election of Jeffrey J. Edwards, OMS II as the Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) student representative to the Board of Directors, serving one, two-year term beginning January 1, 2021. Edwards is a second-year osteopathic medical student on the Physician-Scientist Track at Rocky Vista University College of...
The American Osteopathic Foundation Welcomes Celebrated Virginia Tech Football Coach, Frank Beamer, to its Board January 4, 2021 The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) is proud to announce the election of Mr. Frank Beamer to the Board of Directors for a three-year term beginning January 1, 2021. Mr. Beamer, retired college football coach for Virginia Tech, is one of the longest-tenured coaches in the NCAA. Beamer built Virginia Tech football into a national power, taking over the program in 1987. And as head coach, he...
2020 Golden Ticket Award Finalists October 20, 2020 Now in its fourth year, the AOF Golden Ticket Scholarship program, recognizes exceptional achievement in osteopathic medical students while helping to address the burden student loans place on future generations of physicians. This year, three finalists were selected. The Golden Ticket Winner was announced during the 2020 Virtual Honors Gala on October 16, 2020. Sara Ann Lohbauer, OMS III -...

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