Congratulations to our 2020 MOA Scholarship Recipients!
06/05/2020Each year, the Maine Osteopathic Association awards annual scholarships to osteopathic medical students from Maine. This year brought a record number of applicants (18)! MOA Scholarships are funded by the Maine Osteopathic Educational Foundation. After careful consideration, the selections committee agreed to award $1,000 scholarships to the following students (listed in no particular order):
Congratulations to our 2020 MOA Scholarship recipients! And thank you to our generous donors to the MOEF who made these gifts possible. If you would like to donate to the MOEF to insure our ability to provide future scholarships, please click here.
Maine Osteopathic Association Announces New Partnership with ActionPPE
MOA has teamed up with ActionPPE.org to help ALL ME DOCTORS and their PRACTICES to operate safely with proper PPE SUPPLIES. Visit https://actionppe.org/3/mainedo/ to get your PPE now.rder Discounted PPE that you need and get it delivered right to your door!
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If you are in need of N95 Masks (K95 available via link above) or any other PPE that you do not see above, please contact Amanda Richards, MOA Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-623-1101.
The MOA has also secured an additional new source of PPE options.
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MOA Executive Director joins the Board of National Association of Osteopathic State Executive Directors (AOSED)
On Tuesday, July 28th, MOA Executive Director Amanda Richards was elected to the AOSED Board of Trustees for a two-year term. This appointment continues a legacy of Maine involvement in the organization; previous MOA Executive Director Angela Cole Westhoff served as President of AOSED 2016-2017.
AOSED was organized in 1918 for the purpose of strengthening AOA-affiliated state divisional societies, promoting coordination of divisional society programs, providing assistance for the development of divisional society leadership, and aiding with efforts of the AOA in the advancement of the osteopathic profession in the United States.
MOA Summer Office Hours Notice:
From Memorial Day to Labor Day, MOA Office Hours are as follows:
The MOA is STILL seeking nominations for our annual awards!
Our Awards Ceremony has been postponed, giving us more time to accept nominations.
Below is the breakdown of our different awards, you can use our online Nomination Form to nominate a colleague. We hope you will be attendance as we honor our peers for their dedication and achievements!
- MOA Distinguished Service Award - This is the highest honor that the MOA can bestow upon an individual. This award is presented to a D.O. who has made an immediate significant contribution to the osteopathic profession through a major endeavor for the good of the profession and society and has made a major impact on the osteopathic profession and society over the course of his/her career.1)
- Louis Hanson, D.O. Physician of the Year - This award is given to a D.O. who has demonstrated a high quality of practice, a compassionate interest in patients and a commitment to his or her community. Community is defined broadly to include activities at the local, state or national level and involvement in osteopathic institutions (i.e.: college, hospital, MOA, etc.)
- MOA Young Physician of the Year - This award is given to a D.O. who has been in practice for at least one full year and not more than five years. The award is given to a physician who has already demonstrated involvement as a practitioner and member of his or her community and who also demonstrated the potential to become a major force in osteopathic medicine in the future.
- Roswell P. Bates, D.O., Public Service Award - This award is given for outstanding achievement in public health, political or community service that enhances and demonstrates the Osteopathic Profession’s commitment to service above and beyond that of direct patient care.
- The Sandra Featherman, PhD, Osteopathic Champion Award – (Previously the MOA Board Award)- This award is one that honors an osteopathic physician and/or friend of the osteopathic profession who has made a recent outstanding and significant contribution to the osteopathic profession in Maine
Nominate a colleague for an MOA award HERE!
August 15th is the new deadline for nominations