Fellow of the American Academy of Osteopathy (FAAO) is an earned post-doctoral designation conferred by the American Academy of Osteopathy. Academy members who earn the FAAO designation have demonstrated outstanding understanding and execution of osteopathic principles.
Application deadline for 2020-22 FAAO candidate cycle: Nov. 15, 2019.
The fellowship process is designed to be completed in a two-year cycle. If during the initial two-year cycle, a candidate wishes an extension or deferment, the Committee on Fellowship in the AAO may grant a one-year extension for sufficient cause. The conferment of honors occurs at the end of the two-year cycle after the candidate has fulfilled all the requirements for the FAAO. This is a solemn occasion and all Fellows are expected to wear academic regalia and march in procession at the opening of the president's banquet at the AAO annual Convocation.
Giving Tuesday is Dec. 3, and this year we are focusing our fundraising efforts on the Nicholas S. Nicholas Fund, which provides scholarships to students wishing to attend Convocation.
AAO announces a new partnership to support your practice’s online presence, website visibility and traffic, and brand credibility.
The AAO’s Resident of the Year award recognizes outstanding residents who promote osteopathic principles and practices in their residency programs in addition to contributing to the AAO and the osteopathic profession at large. Nominations are due Nov. 30.