The AAO’s Academy Award recognizes individuals outside of the Academy who have profoundly contributed to the profession by
Established in 2000, this award addressed several action items from the AAO’s strategic plan. The Board of Trustees identified the first recipient at its October 2000 meeting, and the inaugural award was presented at the AAO’s Convocation in March 2001.
|Year||Recipient (*denotes deceased)|
|2020||Johannes Mayer, MD, DOM (Germany)|
|2019||Robert Orenstein, DO, FIDSA, FACP, AAHIVS|
|2018||Sidney N. Dunn|
|2017||Angela Cole Westhoff, MA|
|2016||Paul R. Standley, PhD|
|2015||Diana L. Finley, CMP|
|2014||Richard A. Vincent, MBA|
|2013||Michael E. Fitzgerald, BA|
|2012||Michael M. Patterson, PhD|
|2011||Fred C. Tinning, PhD|
|2010||John B. Crosby, JD|
|2009||Stephen J. Noone, MS, CAE|
|2008||Frank H. Willard, PhD|
|2007||Barbara Peterson, D. Litt (Hon)|
|2006||Norman Gevitz, PhD|
|2005||Albert Kelso, PhD*|
|2004||Irvin M. Korr, PhD*|
|2003||W. Douglas Ward, PhD*|
|2001||Andrew T. Weil, MD|
The American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) has awarded the 2021 Andrew Taylor Still Medallion of Honor to John M. Jones, DO, of Petal, Mississippi.
Walter C. Ehrenfeuchter, DO, FAAO, of Suwanee, Georgia, received the Fellow of American Academy of Osteopathy Distinguished (FAAO) Service Award.