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WSSOMS pays tribute to its retiring ‘first couple’ with gifts, testimonials

March 30, 2022 Comments Off on WSSOMS pays tribute to its retiring ‘first couple’ with gifts, testimonials

In a specialty that has never lacked for “giants,” Dr. O. Ross Beirne continues to stand out from the crowd. After 40-plus years spent training, mentoring and inspiring OMSs in…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Dr. Brent Ward

February 24, 2022 Comments Off on Volunteer Spotlight: Dr. Brent Ward

Dr. Brent Ward, Chair of the OMS Foundation’s Committee on Research since 2019, is clearly in his element at the epicenter of the Foundation. “Research has always been a major…

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OMOSATS Exam puts aspiring OMSs’ technical skills to the test

February 21, 2022 Comments Off on OMOSATS Exam puts aspiring OMSs’ technical skills to the test

On Nov. 7, 2021, 21 OMS trainees from across North America gathered at the University of Toronto Surgical Skills lab at Toronto’s Mt. Sinai Hospital for the Oral and Maxillofacial…

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Florida Society honors one of its ‘giants’ with tribute gifts to the OMS Foundation

February 2, 2022 Comments Off on Florida Society honors one of its ‘giants’ with tribute gifts to the OMS Foundation

The OMS Foundation gratefully acknowledges the leadership and generosity of the Florida Society of OMS, which recently paid tribute to retired OMS Dr. James A. Davis Jr. and his wife,…

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The Foundation congratulates its 2021 Annual Meeting award recipients

December 15, 2021 Comments Off on The Foundation congratulates its 2021 Annual Meeting award recipients

The OMS Foundation is pleased to announce the 2020 and 2021 winners of the OMS Foundation awards given at the AAOMS Annual Meeting in Nashville. The Torch Award is the…

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Volunteer spotlight: Dr. David Frost

December 14, 2021 Comments Off on Volunteer spotlight: Dr. David Frost

Tar Heel or Aggie? by: Dr. James Q. Swift Dr. David Frost is an exceptional example of contagious enthusiasm, infecting anyone who stands close. He is a lifetime academic, always…

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Alliance events hit the right notes in Nashville

December 13, 2021 Comments Off on Alliance events hit the right notes in Nashville

The OMS Foundation Alliance celebrated its 27th year with a flourish in Nashville, Tenn., raising more than $17,000 for Global Initiative for Volunteerism and Education (GIVE) and welcoming five resident…

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Volunteer spotlight: Dr. Kathy Banks

December 10, 2021 Comments Off on Volunteer spotlight: Dr. Kathy Banks

It’s fitting that the OMS Foundation recognize one of its most influential volunteers of our generation, Dr. Kathy Banks, with its prestigious Torch Award in 2021. Kathy is one of…

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Chair column: ‘Relevance’ drives Foundation’s goals in 2022

December 9, 2021 Comments Off on Chair column: ‘Relevance’ drives Foundation’s goals in 2022

If you were asked to rate the relevance of the OMS Foundation in 2021, how would you respond? “Relevance” was top of mind for our Directors as we launched our…

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The OMS Foundation welcomes two new Directors to its Board

December 8, 2021 Comments Off on The OMS Foundation welcomes two new Directors to its Board

Gary Bouloux, DDS, MD, MDSc, FRACDS, FRACDS (OMS), FRCS (Eng), FACS, is a Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the Department of…

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