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Treloar & Heisel simplifies legacy giving with new life insurance opportunity

Treloar & Heisel’s new guaranteed-issue life insurance program offers an easy and affordable option to AAOMS members interested in becoming members of the OMS Foundation’s R.V. Walker Society (or upgrading…

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NIH grants support the next phase of discovery for 2 researchers

NIH funding is the holy grail for medical researchers. For young scientists in a niche field such as oral and maxillofacial surgery, obtaining a grant from NIH is a major…

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OMS De-Stress Exercise

An easy-to-remember strategy to help you manage the impact of everyday stressors, compiled by Ellyn Hutton, Alliance Committee Chair. It’s as simple as ABC: Awareness. Breath. Compassion. A: Bring AWARENESS…

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Meet Christine Hammond, 2016 Kelly Resident Spouse Scholar

My husband, Jeremy, and I first heard about the Kelly Resident Spouse Scholarship opportunity from Dr. Geoff Zinberg, whose wife Lari was a 2014 Kelly Scholar. Jeremy was excited about…

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Introducing Olga Stefurak Schwartz, Alliance Committee member

“The daughter of Ukrainian refugees who emigrated to the United States following World War II, I was the first in my family to attend college. A graduate of both Pennsylvania…

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A note from the Alliance Chair

I’m honored and excited to serve as Chair of the OMS Foundation Alliance Committee during this pivotal year, when alliances have proven to be more vital than ever. I treasure…

Mady Donoff

Alliance Anthology

In late 1992, I was asked to form a “Ladies Auxiliary” for AAOMS wives. I thought it was a great idea until the Association’s Executive Director asked us to organize…

Penn 2021 CRSG Study Team (2)

Study seeks to predict NSAID efficacy for OMS patients

America’s opioid crisis has created an imperative in the OMS specialty to adopt pain management prescriptive strategies that minimize the risk of opioid addiction for patients. Researchers and practitioners have…

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Introducing TORCHlight – OMS Foundation e-news

In case you missed it in your email, check out this link to the Foundation’s new electronic newsletter, TORCHlight. Keep an eye on your inbox in September for the next…

Legacy gifts honor Dr. Walker, help secure the specialty’s future

This year – the 10th anniversary of Dr. Robert V. Walker’s passing – the OMS Foundation hopes to welcome a dozen new members to its R.V. Walker Society, recognizing donors…