Osteopathic Medical Student Awards

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The 2023 awards application cycle is now closed.

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. The Auxiliary to the ACOFP reviews applications and selects the recipient of the award.

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. The ACOFP reviews applications and selects the award recipients.

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. The Auxiliary to the ACOFP reviews applications and selects the award recipients.

Listen to this interview with 2021 Marie Wiseman Outstanding Osteopathic Student of the Year Award winner. Then, see what winning the 2022 Marie Wiseman Outstanding Osteopathic Student of the Year Award meant to Lissie Arndt, PhD, DO, in this video to see why you should apply for one of these prestigious awards.

NAMEY/BURNETT PREVENTIVE MEDICINE WRITING AWARDS
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. 
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