He has also received the Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association’s “Physician of the Year” and “Excellence in Osteopathic Medical Education” awards and was named Top Educator by the Midwestern University Consortium of Medical Residents. Devine has also received recognition awards from numerous national and Arizona medical society and medical student associations.
The length of the paper shall be a minimum of 1500 words, double-spaced (all text including references and table/figures legends), paginated, with references required for all materials derived from the work of others.
Annual awards are presented to recognize the osteopathic dermatology residents’ papers which are judged as the best in this competition.
All papers submitted will be reviewed by the AOCD Resident Research Paper Competition Committee.
Most importantly, the Research Department facilitates the ability of VCOM’s faculty, staff and students to engage in research, innovation and scholarship.
Within the Research Department, the Office of Research Administration maintains an infrastructure for all research and sponsored projects, including identification of funding opportunities, proposal and budget development, contract negotiation and financial administration.
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: Per the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), the profession has an ethical and societal obligation to systematically study medical conditions and osteopathic treatment outcomes to determine better ways to improve patient health.
Our initiative follows AOA’s strategic plan that encourages a culture of osteopathic research and looks to advance the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine.