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John M. Jones, DO, Awarded AT Still Medallion

Posted 10:14 AM

The American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) has awarded the 2021 Andrew Taylor Still Medallion of Honor to John M. Jones, DO, of Petal, Mississippi.

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Walter C. Ehrenfeuchter, DO, FAAO, Receives FAAO Distinguished Service Award

Posted 9:47 AM

Walter C. Ehrenfeuchter, DO, FAAO, of Suwanee, Georgia, received the Fellow of American Academy of Osteopathy Distinguished (FAAO) Service Award.

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AOF/AAO Outstanding Resident in OMM Nominations for 2021

Posted 11:46 AM

Submit your nomination for 2021 Outstanding Resident in OMM by May 9.

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Celebrate National Women Physicians Day 2019

Posted 12:00 PM

Celebrate National Women Physicians Day, Feb. 3, and save on selected items in the AAO's online store.

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Giving Tuesday Is Nov. 27

Posted 3:00 PM

Help AAO knock out its fundraising goal on Tuesday, Nov. 27. First established in 2012, Giving Tuesday encourages people to prioritize charitable giving during the busy holiday shopping season.

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AAO Recognized for Contributions to Profession

Posted 8:32 AM by
On Saturday, July 21, the AAO was one of four recipients of the American Osteopathic Association’s 2019 STARs (Strategic Team Award and Recognition) for its dedication to advancing osteopathic medicine. The STARs recognize contributions made by state, specialty and regional affiliates, colleges of osteopathic medicine, osteopathic postdoctoral training institutions (OPTIs), and nonpractice affiliates that have advanced the osteopathic profession. The award honors programs and activities that align with the initiatives in the AOA’s strategic plan. Read more →

AAO Response Regarding Larry Nassar

Posted 9:42 AM by
Osteopathic physicians are trained to utilize osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) in the care of their patients. OMT offers an effective and nonpharmacologic option to treat a wide range of conditions, from common musculoskeletal disorders, such as low back and neck pain, to improving outcomes for elderly hospitalized patients admitted for pneumonia. Read more →

Giving Tuesday: Nov. 28

Posted 1:21 PM by
Giving Tuesday was celebrated for the first time in 2012. We encourage you to make your Giving Tuesday plans in the spirit of thankfulness that sometimes gets buried by the holiday advertising. Read more →

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

Posted 11:23 AM by
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. Read more →

Call for Research Proposals: Due Dec. 1

Posted 3:16 PM by
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. Read more →