John H. Drabing DO Virtual Library of the AOAO Foundation
This new AOAO member benefit, which offers 6 top orthopedic journals in one online portal, will begin January 2019. Details and subscription information are available here.
Scholarship and Award Opportunities for Residents
New! AOAO Foundation Research Grant
AOAO members enrolled in a residency or fellowship training program may apply for the Foundation Research Grant. Details on timeline and submission information are available here.
Coming soon! Outstanding Resident Award
The Foundation Board will select a resident for this award based on activities within their residency program, leadership roles, and research projects. Details and the award nomination form will be available in December 2018.
Two Abstract Research Travel Scholarships
The AOAO Foundation Board reviews the recipients in July from among the top scored abstracts submitted to the Annual Meeting. Two recipients are named by August 1. Both recipients must be a 2nd, 3rd or 4th-year resident. Each recipient will receive a $2,000 scholarship to offset the cost of travel to the Annual Meeting for which the abstract was submitted. The scholarship will be disbursed after the Annual Meeting and after receipts for travel to the meeting are received by the Foundation from the selected recipients.
DonJoy Sports Medicine Research Scholarship
The AOAO Foundation Board selects the recipient from among the top scoring scientific research papers in sports medicine by June 1. The recipient must be a 3rd or 4th-year resident to be eligible. This $1,000 scholarship is issued by the Foundation to the recipient’s medical school orthopedic library, to be used by the library. The scholarship is paid to the library after the recipient has been named and the Foundation has supplied DJO Global with the name and NPI number of the recipient, along with the name of the medical school library.
AOAO Foundation Mission
The AOAO Foundation was formed to promote the uniqueness of the osteopathic profession by providing financial support to osteopathic orthopedic endeavors in research and education for the advancement of the profession.
The AOAO Foundation will provide funding that coincides with its mission. Plans for disbursement will highlight the profession’s osteopathic orthopedic focus, community-based training, osteopathic concepts, patient-physician relationships and advanced technology. Criteria and application information will be available in 2015.
The AOAO Foundation welcomes partnerships with corporations who embrace the osteopathic philosophy and focus on education and research.
Board of Directors
Gary S. Ulrich, DO, FAOAO, FACOS
Terre Haute, IN
Olivia E. Morris, DO, FAOAO
Dennis C. Blackburn, DO, FAOAO
Santa Maria, CA
Douglas P. Dietzel, DO, FAOAO
East Lansing, MI
John C. Sefter, DO, FAOAO
State College, PA
Send a check
Mail to: AOAO Foundation 2209 Dickens Rd Richmond, VA 23230 The AOAO Foundation is a 501c3 organization. Contributions are tax deductible as allowable by law. For more information about the AOAO Foundation, please contact Joye Stewart (800) 741-2626.