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Applications Open for Many AOF Awards March 30, 2018 We're looking for YOU. The AOF is now accepting applications for many of our 2018 awards and scholarships! DOs, residents, students, educators, researchers and more are encouraged to apply. Do you qualify? Read the summaries below to learn more about each award/scholarship and its criteria.    AOF/AAOA Donna Jones Moritsugu Memorial Award. This award recognizes the partners who provide...
Helping Miami's Neediest Residents at AOA Midyear Meeting February 26, 2018 For one afternoon, the business and policy discussions of the AOA Midyear Meeting faded away as nearly 80 AOF and AOA leaders joined together at an outreach project at the Miami Rescue Mission. More than a homeless shelter, the Miami Rescue Mission offers food, shelter, education, job placement, health and spiritual care to some of the city's most vulnerable populations. The AOF organized this...
Dixie Tooke-Rawlins, DO, Named AOF President January 1, 2018 Fostering connections, ensuring relevancy and seeking opportunities to advance osteopathic medicine are key goals
AOF Selects Chief Executive Officer December 18, 2017 CHICAGO, Dec. 18, 2017 -  Rita Forden was named chief executive officer of the American Osteopathic Foundation. As CEO, Forden will oversee strategy and development efforts at the AOF to further support and invest in the osteopathic profession through collaborative partnerships, research grants, humanitarian and educational scholarships and innovative osteopathic programs. Forden was recently...
HURRICANE RELIEF – YOUR HELP IS NEEDED TODAY! September 12, 2017 AOF’s new fund helps restore osteopathic medical care to hurricane ravaged communities. CHICAGO (September 2017) – The American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) announces the Osteopathic Disaster Recovery Fund; offering financial aid to osteopathic physicians who are victims of natural disasters and need immediate assistance to restore their medical practice. After Hurricanes Harvey and Irma left a...
Sr. Anne Brooks, DO Announces Retirement from Tutwiler Clinic June 28, 2017 TUTWILER, MS  Nestled in the Mississippi Delta, where Tutwiler, MS median income is well below the U.S. poverty level, and more than two-thirds of the residents who lack health insurance, is a true “saint with stethoscope” who has dedicated over 35 years of her life to providing quality patient care to those who need it most.  This year, we celebrate her contributions to the osteopathic...

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