In addition to its mission to provide financial support to residents through grants and scholarships, the AOAO Foundation also develops tools to assist residents with research in the field of orthopedic surgery. Click here for information on their most recent projects.
Research Grant Opportunities for Residents and Fellows
Osteopathic Research and Education for Orthopedics (ORE-O) Grant
This new grant opportunity is being offered through a joint collaboration between the AOAO Foundation and the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) for AOAO members enrolled in a residency or fellowship training program. The application process is now open. Click here for details and timeline for the 2021 ORE-O Grant.
AOAO Foundation Research Grant
AOAO members enrolled in a residency or fellowship training program may apply for the Foundation Research Grant. Details on timeline and submission information are available here.
Recognize a colleague for these new awards. Click here for more information.
AOAO Foundation Mission
The AOAO Foundation was formed to promote the uniqueness of the osteopathic profession by providing financial support to osteopathic orthopedic endeavors in research and education for the advancement of the profession.
The AOAO Foundation will provide funding that coincides with its mission. Plans for disbursement will highlight the profession’s osteopathic orthopedic focus, community-based training, osteopathic concepts, patient-physician relationships and advanced technology. Criteria and application information will be available in 2015.
The AOAO Foundation welcomes partnerships with corporations who embrace the osteopathic philosophy and focus on education and research.
Board of Directors
Gary S. Ulrich, DO, FAOAO, FACOS
Terre Haute, IN
Olivia E. Morris, DO, FAOAO
Green Valley, AZ
Dennis C. Blackburn, DO, FAOAO
Santa Maria, CA
John C. Sefter, DO, FAOAO
State College, PA
Daniel C. Eby, DO, FAOAO
Timothy S. Ackerman, DO, FAOAO, FAOA
Richard M. Miller, DO, FAOAO
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Mail to: AOAO Foundation, 2209 Dickens Rd, Richmond, VA 23230
The AOAO Foundation is a 501c3 organization. Contributions are tax deductible as allowable by law. A financial statement is available upon written request. To request a financial statement, or for more information about the AOAO Foundation, please contact Joye Stewart (800) 741-2626.