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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.

Osteopathic Family Medicine Resident Award - Memorial of Sander A. Kushner, DO, FACOFP
The ACOFP Education & Research Foundation invites osteopathic residents to apply for the Sander A. Kushner, DO, FACOFP Memorial Osteopathic Family Medicine Resident Award. Dr. Sander A. 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 whom he trained and the colleagues with whom he worked, but most importantly with the communities where he practiced.

The Kushner Award is available to osteopathic residents who are enrolled in AOA-accredited family medicine residencies or ACGME-accredited family medicine residencies with osteopathic recognition. Applicants must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and motivation for careers in osteopathic family medicine, and describe how they will continue Dr. Kushner’s legacy. Visit for award details.

Namey/Burnett Preventative Medicine Writing Award
The award honors the best preventive medicine blog posts submitted by osteopathic medical students and family medicine residents. See the Namey/Burnett student page  for submission guidelines and sample blogs from last year's winners. 

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2020 Winners