Did you know that the MOA Honors Osteopathic Physicians and Osteopathic Champions Each Year with MOA Awards?

This is your opportunity to honor a DO or friend of the profession who has made a significant impact to you or the greater Maine community. Click here for more details and to submit!

Nominations and all supporting documents are due by May 1st, 2022 to be included in the selection of 2022 Awards.

Awards will be presented during this year's Annual Convention-- June 10-12th, 2022 scheduled to be held live at the Samoset Resort.

Anyone can submit a nomination!
You do not need to be a member to tell us who you think is deserving of recognition this year.

 

Award Categories:

MOA Distinguished Service Award

Louis Hanson, D.O. Physician of the Year

MOA Young Physician of the Year

Roswell P. Bates, D.O., Public Service Award 

Sandra Featherman, PhD., Osteopathic Champion Award

See below for full descriptions

 

See a list of past recipients here

Make a nomination now!
Nomination Form

 

MOA Awards Categories: Full Descriptions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sandra Featherman, PhD - Osteopathic Champion Award - This award from the Maine Osteopathic Association Board of Directors 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.