The AOGME (formerly AODME) sponsors several awards: Award for Excellence in Osteopathic Medical Education, Leadership Awards, Special Lifetime Achievement Awards, and Special Awards. Information on the nomination process as well as past award recipients can be found below.
2018 Call for Nominations
Applications are due February 12, 2018.
Nominate a colleague for the AOGME's (formerly AODME) 2018 Awards. Winners will be announced at the Educating Leaders 2018. Download the nomination form below.
Special Lifetime Achievement Award
The AOGME (formerly AODME) Special Lifetime Achievement recognizes members who have been instrumental in advancing the mission and purposes of AOGME through loyal and long-term meritorious service.
- 2017 - Abraham M. Jeger, PhD, FAODME
- 2013 - Mark Cummings, PhD
- 2012 - David Dora, DO
- 2011 - Dennis Lemanski, DO, FAODME
- 2009 - Gail Riegle, PhD
- 2008 - William G. Anderson, DO
- 2007 - Vance D. Powell, Jr., DO, FAODME, FACOOG
- 2006 - Lauren Vogel, DO
- 2005 - Michael Opipari, DO, FAODME, FACOI
- 2003 - Anthony A. Minissale, DO, BS and Robert G. Ricci, DO, FAOCR
- 2001 - Norville H. Schock, PhD, FAODME
- 2000 - Robert J. George, DO, FAODME
The Leadership Award recognizes AOGME (formerly AODME) members who have contributed noteworthy service to the osteopathic profession and to AOGME in the past year.
Robert A. Cain, DO, FACOI
Richard LaBaere, II, DO, MPH, FAODME
John Bulger, DO, FACOI, FACP, FAODME
J. Michael Finley, DO, FACOI, FACP, FACR
Howard Shulman, DO, FACP, FACOI
Susan C. Zonia, PhD, FAODME
James Lally, DO, MS
David Towle, DO, FAODME, MPH, MS
Gary Moorman, DO, FAODME, FACOEP, FACEP
Deborah Blackwell, DO, FACOP
Gary Willyerd, DO, FAODME, FACOEP
Norville Schock, PhD, FAODME
Vance Powell, Jr., DO, FAODME
Award for Excellence in Osteopathic Education
This Award recognizes research and initiatives that excel in the continuum of education in the areas of pre-doctoral, post-doctoral, and continuing medical education.
Michael Sheehy, DO, FACOEP
Deborah R. Bennett, DO
Kari Hortos, DO, FAODME (postdoctoral
Johathan Rohrer, PhD (postdoctoral)
Lisa Butler, BA, MSN (predoctoral)
Joel Dickerman, DO (postdoctoral)
Bruce Dubin, DO, JD (predoctoral)
Special Award of Appreciation
- 1998 (posthumously)
Douglas C. Shaber, DO, FAODME