The E. O. Martin Award is the highest honor bestowed annually upon individuals by the AAPS. The award is named in honor of E. O. Martin, DO, FAASS, who founded the AAPS (originally known as the American Association of Osteopathic Physicians) in 1952. Each year, the E. O. Martin Award Committee honors an individual or individuals who have made a significant contribution to the AAPS, affiliated Academies of Medicine and Boards of Certification, the medical profession and the community.
The David G.C. McCann, MD, Devotion Award is presented to an individual who has indisputably revealed a level of extraordinary faith in leadership in the Association, in an unparalleled demonstration of conviction and principles that has continually positioned the organization for success, and who possesses an uncanny faithfulness in spirit and deed.
The Steven G. Carin, Jr., DO, “Giddy-up” Leadership Award is presented to an individual who has unequivocally demonstrated distinguished leadership in the Association in an extraordinary and incomparable manner with emphasis on perseverance, tenaciousness and resiliency.
The AADM Distinguished Service Award honors deserving individuals, organizations, and communities positively affecting public health care in the disaster life cycle of preparation, planning, response, and recovery.
The Degree of Fellow may be awarded by each Academy of Medicine for merit and outstanding accomplishments in the specialty represented by the Academy or outstanding service to the Academy.
The Physician of the Year Award may be presented by an Academy of Medicine or Board of Certification to a member who has contributed to the growth, recognition, and leadership of the Academy/Board.
The AAPS Achievement Awards recognize members for their outstanding service, dedication, and contributions to the AAPS and the American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS).