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2018 Strategic Team Award and Recognition (STAR) Prize

April 04, 2018

Each year, the AOA Strategic Planning Committee sponsors the Strategic Team Award and Recognition (STAR) prize to recognize those osteopathic organizations that are implementing innovative activities that help advance the AOA’s key initiatives:

  1. Affiliate Alignment
  2. Governance Alignment
  3. Board Certification
  4. Membership, and
  5. International Activities.

This contest is open to organizations in each of the following categories:  osteopathic state affiliates, osteopathic specialty affiliates, OPTIs, colleges of osteopathic medicine, and non-practice affiliates.  The winners in each category receive a STAR plaque and a complementary registration to LEAD, the AOA’s new leadership, education, advocacy and development conference.

Advancing Osteopathic Medicine

To compete for this year’s STAR prizes, please submit a completed STAR Prize Application Form (see below) to stratplan@osteopathic.org by Friday, May 11, 2018.  The Strategic Planning Committee will select the winners who will be recognized at the AOA House of Delegates meeting in July 2018. 

Please email Jim Swartwout at jswartwout@osteopathic.org if you have any questions regarding this opportunity.

STAR Prize Application Form

Name of the organization: _____________________________

Name of the submitter:____________________________________________________

AOA key initiatives:

  1. Affiliate Alignment
  2. Governance Alignment
  3. Board Certification
  4. Membership, and
  5. International Activities.

Describe how your initiative advances one or more of the AOA’s key initiatives:


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