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Giving Tuesday: Nov. 28

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The day after Thanksgiving, popularly called Black Friday, is undoubtedly the largest shopping day of the year, and retailers load up on sales and stock in preparation. In the early 2000s, marketing companies persuaded people to shop the sales online on Cyber Monday, and in 2012, Giving Tuesday was celebrated... Read more →

AAO Loses Past President Robert E. Kappler, DO, FAAODist, FCA

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AAO life member Robert E. Kappler, DO, FAAODist, of River Grove, Illinois, died Oct. 18. Dr. Kappler was the 1980-81 president of the Academy, and he was a recipient of the AAO’s Andrew Taylor Still Medallion of Honor and the FAAO’s Distinguished Service Award.  Dr. Kappler graduated... Read more →

Call for Research Proposals: Due Dec. 1

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The AAO’s Louisa Burns Osteopathic Research Committee (LBORC) is seeking research applications involving health care outcomes in the practice of osteopathic medicine, with an emphasis on using osteopathic manipulative medicine or treatment (OMM/OMT) in patient care. Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to:Mechanism of... Read more →

Nominations Open: AAO’s 2018 Resident of the Year

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All neuromusculoskeletal medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine residency programs and AAO component societies are invited to submit nominations for the Academy’s 2018 Resident of the Year award. All members of the Postgraduate American Academy of Osteopathy are eligible for the award, as are residents who graduated in 2017. If... Read more →

ACGME Seeks Resident for ONMM Review Committee

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The Accreditation Coucil for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has started the search for its next resident member of the Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Review Committee (ONMM RC).  The Review Committee seeks a resident member for a position that will become available on July 1, 2018. Candidates must be enrolled in one... Read more →

AAO Seeks Next AAOJ Editor-in-chief

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Are you dedicated to advancing the principles of osteopathic medicine? Do you have a passion for research? Do you have the drive to make The AAO Journal an outstanding resource for the osteopathic community? If so, you might have the qualifications the AAO is looking for in the next editor-... Read more →

AAO Successfully Advocates for AOBNMM Certification at COMS

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The accreditation of osteopathic medical schools is overseen by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA). Periodically, COCA proposes revisions of their accreditation standards to “ensure that academic quality and continuous quality improvement delivered by the colleges of osteopathic medicine (COMs) reflect the evolving practice of... Read more →

Scholar 7: A Guide to Research Development for the Osteopathic Profession

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In 2015, University Hospitals in Cleveland had several hospitals that were new to osteopathic medical education. There was an urgent need to establish a faculty development program to prepare the new community faculty physicians in both teaching and learning, as well as in developing scholarly activity. This need was accelerated... Read more →

Lauren J. Leslie, DO, Named 2017 Resident of the Year

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Lauren J. (Hasler) Leslie, DO, of East Lansing, Michigan, was named the 2017 Resident of the Year by the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 23 during its annual Convocation in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The award recognizes a resident who has contributed to the AAO; who has contributed to... Read more →

Alexander S. Nicholas, DO, FAAO, Receives Distinguished Service Award

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Alexander S. Nicholas, DO, FAAO, of West Chester, Pennsylvania, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Committee on Fellowship in the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 24 at the Academy’s annual Convocation in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Fellow of the American Academy of Osteopathy (FAAO) Distinguished Service... Read more →
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