OSTEOPATHIC MEDICAL STUDENT AWARDS

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See the ACOFP blog post on the 2020 Student Award Winners: Celebrating Student Excellence

THE MARIE WISEMAN OUTSTANDING OSTEOPATHIC STUDENT OF THE YEAR AWARD
This award, in Memory of Marie Wiseman, 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 and the Auxiliary to the ACOFP Awards Committee reviews applications and selects the recipient of the award. The award winner will be announced at the ACOFP Annual Convention in March 2020. The recipient will receive up to two nights hotel stay in a standard room and one round trip, coach airfare.

EMERGING OSTEOPATHIC STUDENT LEADER AWARDS
These $2,500 awards recognize qualified emerging osteopathic student leaders in family medicine and the 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.

OSTEOPATHIC FAMILY MEDICINE STUDENT AWARDS
These $1,000 awards are given to qualified medical students who have indicated an interest in family medicine and the ACOFP. These awards are intended to assist the students in defraying their medical school and/or personal expenses.

2020 Student Award Winners


NAMEY/BURNETT PREVENTIVE MEDICINE WRITING AWARDS 
2020 Award Recipients

First Place
For Diabetics, Exercise is Medicine 
by Eric Yuschak, DO PGY-2; Stacy Chase, DO; Furqan Haq, MD

Second Place
Cervical Cancer: Being Proactive with Preventative Pap Smears

by Maura Fox, OMS-III

Third Place
What's New in Iron Supplementation: Your Patient's Gut May Thank You
by Anna Augustin, DO PGY-2

These awards choose the best preventive medicine blog posts submitted by osteopathic medical students, interns and residents. Nominations are solicited from residencies, colleges of osteopathic medicine and the general membership. 

ACOFP has changed the format of the Namey/Burnett Writing Award to a blog post. This new format will have more relaxed requirements, be easier to submit, and provide writers and their papers more exposure to the osteopathic medical community through ACOFP's website and social media. View full details about the competition.