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 2022 recipient Ravin Patel, DO, had to say about receiving this honor. The call for applications is now open, closing December 1. 

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Namey/Burnett Preventative Medicine Writing Award
Sponsored by the ACOFP Foundation, with winners selected by the ACOFP Health & Wellness Committee, the Namey/Burnett Preventive Medicine Writing Award honors the memory of Joseph J. Namey, DO, FACOFP, and John H. Burnett, DO, FACOFP—dedicated advocates for osteopathic medicine—and recognizes the best preventive medicine blog posts submitted by osteopathic family medicine students and residents. The call for applications is now closed, but you can still learn more about this opportunity.