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Call for Nominations for 2022 AOGME Awards

The call for nominations for the 2022 AOGME Awards are now open. Please see nomination materials below and submit by December 30, 2021.
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AOGME Leadership Award
AOGME Special Lifetime Achievement Award
AOGME Special Award of Appreciation 


2021 AOGME Awards

Winners for the 2021 AOGME Awards were announced at the virtual Educating Leaders 2021 conference. See the 2021 awardees below. 

Dr. Joanne Baker
 
2021 AOGME Leadership Award

Joanne K. Baker, DO, FACOI, FAODME, FHM, FACP
Professor, Internal Medicine
Program Director, Internal Medicine
Director of Osteopathic Medical Education
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
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2021 AOGME Leadership Award

Teresa Braden, DO, MBA
Chief of Medicine
Director of Medical Education/Designated Institutional Officer
Program Director Internal Medicine Residency Program
Parkview Medical Center
Dr. Oliver Hayes
 
2021 AOGME Leadership Award

Oliver Hayes, DO, MPH, FACEP
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine

2020 AOGME Awards

Winners for the 2020 AOGME Awards were announced at the virtual Educating Leaders 2020 conference. See the 2020 awardees below. 

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2020 Special Lifetime Achievement Award

William J. Cairney, PhD
Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education
(Emeritus)
Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Dr. Richard Terry

 

 
2020 Leadership Award

Richard R. Terry, DO, MBA
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Maura Biszwski

 

2020 Special Award of Appreciation

Ms. Maura Biszewski
Vice President, Graduate Medical Education
American Osteopathic Association

Alegneta Long

 

2020 Special Award of Appreciation

Ms. Alegneta Long, MPP
Director of GME Initiatives and Executive Director of the
Assembly of Osteopathic Graduate Medical Educators (AOGME) 
American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM)


2019 AOGME Awards

Winners for the 2019 AOGME Awards were announced at Educating Leaders 2019. See the 2019 awardee below. 

Special Lifetime Achievement Award

Stephen C. Shannon, DO, MPH
President and CEO
American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine


2018 AOGME Awards

Winners for the 2018 AOGME Awards were announced at Educating Leaders 2018. See the 2018 awardees below. View the Awards Presentation slideshow for more information.

2018 AOGME Leadership Award

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Thomas Boyle, DO, FACEP, FACOEP
Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education
Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University

2018 AOGME Leadership Award

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Thomas Mohr, MS, DO, FACOI, FAODME
Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education
University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine

2018 Special Award of Appreciation

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Margaret J. Hardy, JD
Former Consultant to AODME


Award Recipients

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.

  • 2020 - William J. Cairney, PhD
  • 2019 - Stephen C. Shannon, DO, MPH
  • 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

Leadership Award 

The Leadership Award recognizes AOGME (formerly AODME) members who have contributed noteworthy service to the osteopathic profession and to AOGME in the past year.

  • 2020
    Richard R. Terry, DO, MBA
  • 2018
    Thomas Boyle, DO, FACEP, FACOEP
    Thomas Mohr, MS, DO, FACOI, FAODME
  • 2014
    Robert A. Cain, DO, FACOI
    Richard LaBaere, II, DO, MPH, FAODME
  • 2013
    John Bulger, DO, FACOI, FACP, FAODME
    J. Michael Finley, DO, FACOI, FACP, FACR
    Howard Shulman, DO, FACP, FACOI
  • 2010
    Susan C. Zonia, PhD, FAODME
  • 2009
    James Lally, DO, MS
    David Towle, DO, FAODME, MPH, MS
  • 2005
    Gary Moorman, DO, FAODME, FACOEP, FACEP
  • 2004
    Deborah Blackwell, DO, FACOP
  • 2003
    Gary Willyerd, DO, FAODME, FACOEP
  • 1999
    Norville Schock, PhD, FAODME
  • 1996
    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.

  • 2011
    Michael Sheehy, DO, FACOEP
  • 2009
    Deborah R. Bennett, DO
  • 2001
    Kari Hortos, DO, FAODME (postdoctoral
    Johathan Rohrer, PhD (postdoctoral)
    Lisa Butler, BA, MSN (predoctoral)
  • 2000
    Joel Dickerman, DO (postdoctoral)
    Bruce Dubin, DO, JD (predoctoral)

Special Award of Appreciation

  • 2020
    Maura Biszewski
    Alegneta Long, MPP
  • 2018
    Margaret J. Hardy, JD
  • 1998
    Douglas C. Shaber, DO, FAODME (posthumously)