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New COVID-19 initiative award available

Individuals, osteopathic affiliates and partner organizations are invited to apply for the award, which recognizes those who have provided outstanding contributions during COVID-19.

To recognize individuals and organizations that have provided outstanding contributions and unique services to the osteopathic community during the COVID-19 global pandemic, the American Osteopathic Association Board of Trustees has established a new honor, the AOA COVID-19 Initiative Award.

The submission process for this award is now open to individuals, osteopathic affiliates and partner organizations in the following four categories: student, resident, physician-in-practice, and organization. Award recipients will be recognized during the virtual Special Meeting of the House of Delegates in October.

To apply or submit a nomination, please submit a completed application no later than Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Please direct questions to Val Carr at

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