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Nominate Your Mentor

Leading by example

AOA seeks nominations for Mentor of the Year

Know an exceptional role model who deserves recognition? Nominations for the 2019 award will be accepted through March 10.

  • The AOA Mentor of the Year Award honors DOs who help shape the future of the osteopathic medical profession through their involvement with osteopathic medical students and new physicians in practice. All members of the osteopathic family are invited to nominate a mentor who has had a profound impact on their career. Nominees must be current AOA members.

    The Mentor of the Year will be honored during the General Session at OMED 2019.

    The deadline for submissions is March 10, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. CST.

  • First, tell us about yourself:

  • Now, tell us about your mentor (please complete as many fields as possible):

  • Mentors will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • 1. The mentor fosters the long-term development from mentee to an osteopathic medical student, an osteopathic physician in training, or a DO colleague, and encourages mentees to develop individual talents and strengths by acting as an advisor and guide.

  • 2. The mentor facilitates mentees in acquiring the skills and resources needed to succeed as scholars and professionals.

  • 3. The mentor acts as an advocate and leader in professional matters, such as presentation of research findings, postdoctoral options and job placement.

  • 4. The mentor demonstrates respect and a sincere and active interest in the well-being of mentees.

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