Osteopathic Medical Student Awards

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MARIE WISEMAN OUTSTANDING OSTEOPATHIC STUDENT OF THE YEAR AWARD
This award recognizes an osteopathic medical student who demonstrates strong philanthropic and community service. This annual award provides one osteopathic medical student with $5,000 to help defray medical school and/or personal expenses, and affirms the recipient's activities and outstanding community service within the osteopathic family medical association. A joint effort between the ACOFP Awards Committee and the Auxiliary to the ACOFP reviews applications and selects the recipient of the award. Review the essay requirements and award criteria. Applications are due December 31.

EMERGING OSTEOPATHIC STUDENT LEADER AWARDS
These $2,500 awards recognize qualified emerging osteopathic student leaders in family medicine and ACOFP. These awards are intended to assist the students in defraying their medical school and/or personal expenses and to affirm the recipients’ interest in association leadership. A joint effort between the ACOFP Awards Committee and the Auxiliary to the ACOFP reviews applications and selects the award recipients. Review the essay requirements and award criteriaApplications are due December 31.

OSTEOPATHIC FAMILY MEDICINE STUDENT AWARDS
These $1,000 awards are given to qualified medical students who have indicated an interest in family medicine and ACOFP. These awards are intended to assist the students in defraying their medical school and/or personal expenses. A joint effort between the ACOFP Awards Committee and the Auxiliary to the ACOFP reviews applications and selects the award recipients. Review the essay requirements and award criteriaApplications are due December 31.

Check out last year's winners in this blog post.

NAMEY/BURNETT PREVENTIVE MEDICINE WRITING AWARDS
Sponsored by the ACOFP Education and Research 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

Review the submission guidelines and submit your post by December 31, 2021.