Resident Awards

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AOF/ACOFP Outstanding Family Medicine Resident of the Year Award
This award honors osteopathic residents whose combination of clinical promise, leadership, ability to think outside the box and commitment to their patients and the osteopathic profession separate them from others. Nominations and selection is made by the American Osteopathic Foundation.

Sander A. Kushner, DO, FACOFP Memorial Osteopathic Family Medicine Resident Award
This award honors an outstanding osteopathic family medicine resident who embodies the legacy of Sander A. Kushner, DO, FACOFP.

Dr. Kushner had a passion for osteopathic family medicine and a commitment to teaching. His legacy and impact on osteopathic medicine is evident through the physicians he trained, the colleagues with whom he worked and—most importantly—within the communities where he practiced. Watch this video to hear what 2021 recipient David Tyler King, DO, MSEd, had to say about receiving this honor. Then,
 review the guidelines and submit your application by December 31. 


Namey/Burnett Preventative Medicine Writing Award
The award honors the best preventive medicine blog posts submitted by osteopathic medical students and family medicine residents. The call for submissions is now open, with a submission deadline of December 31, 2021. Review the guidelines and read past submissions.