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AOAO Foundation



If donating by check, please 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.

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.

Charitable Giving Through QCD and Deferred Compensation

The Foundation has partnered with organizations who assist physicians with wealth management. See how you can save and choose the AOAO Foundation as your favorite charity. Click HERE for details.

Supporting Osteopathic Orthopedic Research

Foundation Research Grant Opportunities
Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

The AOAO Foundation has partnered with specialty sections to provide scholarships to AOAO members for projects related to orthopedic research, community service or mission work.

Supporting Osteopathic Orthopedic Education

The AOAO Foundation has developed tools to assist residents with research in the field of orthopedic surgery.

Supporting Osteopathic Orthopedic Recognition

The Foundation recognizes the outstanding achievements of AOAO members including medical students, residents and practicing physicians.

Foundation Awards

Collaboration with Industry

The AOAO Foundation welcomes partnerships with corporations who embrace the osteopathic philosophy and focus on education and research.

Thank You to our Generous Sponsor

Innomed, Inc.


Board of Directors

Executive Director
Gary S. Ulrich, DO, FAOAO, FACOS
Terre Haute, IN

Daniel C. Eby, DO, FAOAO
Jasper, IN

Vice President
Richard M. Miller, DO, FAOAO
Maumee, OH

Randa Bascharon, DO, FAOAO
Las Vegas, NV


Timothy S. Ackerman, DO, FAOAO, FAOA
Enola, PA

Richard L. Crank, DO, FAOAO
Sarasota, FL

Stefan Zachary, DO, FAOAO
Madison, WI