AAO Resident of the Year

Osteopathic Resident Physician of the Year

The AAO’s Resident of the Year exemplifies the Academy’s values in his or her residency program. Nominees exhibit osteopathic principles and practices at their residency programs and encourage other residents, faculty and students to continue to use osteopathic principles and practice.

Nominees should meet the following criteria:

  • The nominee has contributed to the Academy.
  • The nominee has contributed to osteopathic principles and practices at his or her residency program.
  • The nominee has participated in Academy events, including, but not limited to, the AAO’s annual Convocation, the American Osteopathic Association’s annual Osteopathic Medical Conference and Exposition, or other AAO educational programs.

One nomination per year is accepted from any osteopathic-approved residency program or AAO component society. An application with a brief essay of why the nominee deserves the award is submitted to the AAO’s Awards Committee, and the recipient is named in advance of the AAO’s annual Convocation, where he or she is honored at the annual business meeting.

Nominations for the 2017 Resident of the Year closed on Dec. 5, 2016. Nominations for the 2018 Resident of the Year will be open in November 2017.

Year        Recipient

2017        Lauren J. Leslie, DO, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing
2016        Kristie M. Petree, DO, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing
2015        Catherine B. Donahue, DO, Michigan State University College of       Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing
2014        Eileen M. Conaway, DO, Florida Hospital East Orlando
2013        Michael A. Chipman, DO, Kingman Regional Medical Center in Arizona
2012        Leslie M. Ching, DO, Doctors Hospital Family Medicine Residency in Grove City, Ohio, and Oklahoma State University in Tulsa
2011        Sarah J. James, DO, Columbia St. Mary’s Family Medicine Residency in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2010        Teodor Huzij, DO, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine

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