These awards recognize outstanding service and contributions to the osteopathic medical profession in Arizona. Only AOMA members may submit an AOMA Award nomination form. This form must be submitted by 5 pm Arizona time on February 23, 2022. The AOMA Awards will be presented at the AOMA Annual Convention.
To view a list of past recipients click here.
PHYSICIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD – Honors a compassionate and outstanding physician who is a leader in his/her community and humanitarian programs, and professional associations.
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD – Honors a physician or non-physician who has significantly contributed to improving the community and promoting osteopathic medicine; donated his/her time and/or efforts to improve mankind; and/or has volunteered his/her time and provided significant contributions and services to the community and/or the Association.
EXCELLENCE IN OSTEOPATHIC MEDICAL EDUCATION – Honors a physician or non-physician who has contributed significantly to the advancement of osteopathic medical education in Arizona.
OUTSTANDING MENTOR AWARD – Honors a physician who has volunteered his or her time to students or physicians as a mentor and is known as “one who makes a difference” in that person’s life.
RESIDENT OF THE YEAR AWARD – Recognizes and outstanding osteopathic resident from Arizona who goes above and beyond to bring a sense of pride to the profession.
EMERGING LEADER AWARD – Recognizes an outstanding osteopathic physician in practice less than five years whose accomplishments and actions have been instrumental in motivating and inspiring others.
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – Presented to long-time members who have advanced the osteopathic medical profession in Arizona with unwavering commitment to quality patient care.