AOGME Collegium of Fellows
The Assembly of Osteopathic Graduate Medical Educators (AOGME ) Collegium of Fellows is an honor recognizing long and meritorious service to the osteopathic profession and AOGME. The status of Fellows is awarded for life, and when awarded, the recipient is entitled to use the initials FAOGME following his/her name and degree, whenever appropriate.
View the 2018 Collegium of Fellows Inductees
AOGME 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.
AOGME 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.
AOGME Award for Excellence in Osteopathic Education Award
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.
AOGME Special Award of Appreciation
William D. Miller Leadership Award
The William D. Miller Award is presented each year on behalf of the AACOM Board of Deans. Recipients of this award are nominated and selected in recognition of their extraordinary contributions to the advancement of the osteopathic profession.
Robert A. Kistner Leadership Award
The Robert A. Kistner Award is presented each year on behalf of the AACOM Board of Deans. Individuals who receive this award are nominated and selected in recognition of their significant contributions to osteopathic medical education throughout their careers.
Dale Dodson Award
Created in memory of AOA Past-President and osteopathic medical education innovator Dale S. Dodson, DO, this annual award recognizes a current or past CEO or CAO of an osteopathic medical college who has made significant contributions to the advancement and support of osteopathic medical education.
SOME Innovation in Medical Education Awards
The AACOM Society of Osteopathic Medical Educators (SOME) confers Innovation in Medical Education Awards in recognition of specific educational innovations that have resulted in meaningful change at the developer’s institution.
National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators
The National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators (NAOME) is a community of outstanding educators who have met rigorous standards of academic scholarship.Each peer-selected Academy Fellow is inducted to serve a five-year term, during which the individual serves as a leader and mentor for academic scholarship and excellence within the osteopathic medical education community.
Ed to Med Outstanding Advocate of the Year Award
This award is given to an outstanding ED to MED campaign advocate who has stepped up to raise the profile of policy issues affecting future health care leaders. From writing letters and drafting blog posts to tweeting with Members of Congress, the awardee goes above and beyond to advance AACOM’s ED to MED message.
National Student DO of the Year Award
The National Student DO of the Year is chosen from among the outstanding students
selected by their schools as Student DO of the Year on the basis of their service to their
college, leadership and research experiences, and dedication to the osteopathic profession.
National Student Researcher of the Year Award
The National Student Researcher of the Year is chosen from among the outstanding students
selected by their schools on the basis of the student’s contributions to osteopathic research that align with the mission of both the osteopathic profession and COSGP—to advance the philosophy, practice, and science of osteopathic medicine.
Outstanding Advancement in Osteopathic Medical Education Award
The Outstanding Advancement in Osteopathic Medical Education Award was developed in 2015 by the COSGP, allowing students to recognize their osteopathic medical schools for making a robust and durable change within their curriculum or for having instituted a novel and successful program.
Outstanding Medical Education Research Poster and Presentation Award
The AACOM Outstanding Medical Education Research Poster and Presentation Award is presented to the individual whose poster and presentation submission at the AACOM Annual Conference is found to achieve the highest standards of professional, scientific, and educational rigor.
Excellence in Communications Awards
AACOM’s Excellence in Communications Awards Program are presented in honor of the outstanding marketing, media relations, public education, writing, and design efforts of the nation’s colleges of osteopathic medicine.