RESIDENT TRAVEL AWARDS

 

  • Background Info

    Through research and travel awards, the Foundation continues to recognize the importance of supporting the professional organization of Oral & CranioMaxillofacial Surgeons and especially in investing in the futures of residents. Osteo Science Foundation is proud to have supported over 150 residents to attend AAOMS (American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons) meetings and conferences, and looks forward to expanding the travel award program to increase attendance at meetings globally.

    AAOMS Travel Awards Recipients



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  • Past Award Recipients

    Since 2013, Osteo Science Foundation has contributed over $150,000 for residents to attend AAOMS meetings.

    AAOMS Dental Implant Conference - December 5-7, 2019, Chicago, Illinois

    AAOMS Dental Implant Conference - December 5-7, 2019, Chicago, Illinois

    Natasha Bhalla, Brooklyn, NY, Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Kiara Brown, Augusta, GA, Augusta University
    Ashley Coffey, Bronx, NY, Montefiore OMS
    Daniel Hawkins, Richmond, VA, Virginia Commonwealth Univeristy
    James “Brian” Jackson, Oxford, MS, University of Mississippi

    101st AAOMS Annual Meeting – September 16-21, 2019, Boston, MA

    101st AAOMS Annual Meeting – September 16-21, 2019, Boston, MA

    John Full, Nalhalla, NJ, New York Medical College
    Kevin Furmanek, New York, NY, NewYork Presbyterian/ColumbiaUniversity
    Robert Hermann, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    Brittany Howell, Chicago, IL, Loyola University Medical Center
    Jason Leet, Minneapolis, MN, University of Minnesota
    Ian Lehrer, East Meadow, NY, Nassau Medical Center NY
    Jeffrey Marschall, Louisville, KY, University of Louisville
    Wendall Mascarenhas, Montreal, Quebac, McGill-Canada
    Paul Pamula, Chicago, Illinois, University of Illinois Chicago
    Shouvik Ponnusamy, Chicago, Illinois, University of Illinois Chicago
    Aarathi Rao, Minneapolis, MN, University of Minnesota
    Justin Richer, Paterson, NJ, St. Josephs Medical Center NJ
    Jonathan Rosenstein, Brooklyn, NY, Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Eric Safranski, Chicago, IL, Loyola University Medical Center
    Luke Soletic, New York, NY, NYU Langone Medical Center Bellevue
    Matthew Streelman, Loma, Linda, CA, Loma Linda Univ
    Ashley Tankersley, Oxford, MS, University of Mississippi

    AAOMS CSIOMS Conference – April 26-28, 2019, Rosemont, IL

    AAOMS CSIOMS Conference – April 26-28, 2019, Rosemont, IL

    AAOMS CSIOMS Conference – April 26-28, 2019, Rosemont, IL

    Kevin Lee, New York, NY, Columbia University
    Nick Mechas, Philadelphia, PA, Temple University Hospital
    Junaid Mundiya, Brooklyn, NY, Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Sepideh Sabooree, Jacksonville, FL, University of Florida

    AAOMS Resident Transitions into Practice Conference - February 2-3, 2019, Rosemont, IL

    AAOMS Resident Transitions into Practice Conference - February 2-3, 2019, Rosemont, IL

    Jungsuk Cho, New York, NY, New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Emily King, Nashville, TN, Vanderbilt University
    LiHan Lai, Seattle, WA, University of Washington
    Alexandra Petraszko, Jacksonville, FL, University of Florida Health Jacksonville
    Arathi Rao, St. Louis Park, MN, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
    Jeffrey Valenti, Philadelphia, PA, Thomas Jefferson Hospital
    Brian Wolf, East Meadow, NY, Nassau University Medical Center
    Daniel Yang, Dallas, TX, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

    AAOMS Dental Implant Conference - November 29-December 1, 2018, Chicago, Illinois

    AAOMS Dental Implant Conference - November 29-December 1, 2018, Chicago, Illinois

    Garrick Alex, Huntington, NY, Columbia University
    Andrew Arango, San Antonio, TX, University of Texas Health Science Center
    Joshua Barclay, Minneapolis, MN, University of Minnesota
    Wade Barker, Dallas, TX, Texas A&M College of Dentistry
    Joshua Bednar, Rochester, MN, Mayo Clinic/Mayo Foundation
    Abigail Estelle, Jacksonville, FL, University of Florida Health
    Ilya Garibyan, Fair Lawn, NJ, St. Joseph’s University Medical Center
    Matthew Green, East Meadow, NY, Nassau University Medical Center
    Benjamin Heggestad, Rochester, MN, Mayo Clinic/Mayo Foundation
    Robert Hermann, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    Nicole Hernandez, San Antonio, TX, University of Texas Health Science Center
    Brittany Howell, Chicago, IL, Loyola University Chicago
    Emily King, Nashville, TN, Vanderbilt University
    Dmitriy Kravchenko, Orange, CT, Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Choo-Soon Kua, Bronx, NY, Montefiore Medical
    Anthony Lotesto, Charleston, SC, Medical University of South Carolina
    Matthew Marshall, Lexington, KY, University of Kentucky
    Eric Safranski, Forest Park, IL, Loyola University Chicago
    Adam Samji, Bronx, NY, Montefiore Medical
    Eric Silver, Brooklyn, NY, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

    AAOMS Annual Meeting - October 8-13, 2018, Chicago, IL

    AAOMS Annual Meeting - October 8-13, 2018, Chicago, IL

    AAOMS Annual Meeting - October 8-13, 2018, Chicago, IL

    Omar AbdelBaky, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    Maryam Akbari, New York, NY, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Matthew Burks, San Antonio, TX, University of Texas Health San Antonio
    Evan Busby, Jacksonville, FL, University of Florida Jacksonville
    Abigail Estelle, Jacksonville, FL, University of Florida Jacksonville
    Scott Godwin, Pittsburgh, PA, Allegheny General Hospital
    Christopher Niquette, New York, NY, New York Medical School
    Jeffrey Paxman, Loma Linda, CA, Loma Linda University
    Anastasiya Quimby, Jacksonville, FL, University of Florida Jacksonville
    Pouya Vakilian, San Diego, CA, University of Texas Health Science Center

    AAOMS Clinical Trials Methods Course – May 9-11, 2018, Rosemont, IL

    AAOMS Clinical Trials Methods Course – May 9-11, 2018, Rosemont, IL

    Maryam Akbari, New York, NY, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Sam Bae, Ann Arbor, MI, University of Michigan
    Junaid Mundiya, Brooklyn, NY, The Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Stavan Patel, Shreveport, LA, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
    Payal Verma, Cincinnati, OH, University of Cincinnati Medical Center

    AAOMS Resident Transitions into Practice - February 16-17, 2018, Rosemont, IL

    AAOMS Resident Transitions into Practice - February 16-17, 2018, Rosemont, IL

    AAOMS Resident Transitions into Practice - February 16-17, 2018, Rosemont, IL

    Wade Barker, Dallas, TX, Texas A&M College of Dentistry
    Laura Barunas, Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania
    Matthew Burks, San Antonio, TX, University of Texas Health Science Center
    James Choi, Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania
    John Costandi, New York , NY, Columbia University/NY Presbyterian Hospital
    Jorge del Valle, Dallas, TX, Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Jeremy Edwards, Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee Medical Center
    Chijioke Eseonu, Hendersonville, TN, Meharry Medical College
    Ross Fahey, Boston, MA, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
    Corbin Gatlin, Shreveport, LA, Louisiana State University Health Science Center
    Matthew Green, East Meadow, NY, Nassau University Medical Center
    Sam Harouni, Atlanta, GA, Emory University
    Diego Hurtado, Lexington, KY, Chandler Medical Center
    Tony Kang, Cincinnati, OH, University of Cincinnati
    Timothy Kunkle, New York , NY, Columbia University/ NY Presbyterian Hospital
    Matt Lawler, Medford, MA, Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital
    Joseph Mort, Nashville, TN, Vanderbilt University
    Brent Newby, Lexington, KY, University of Kentucky
    Daniel Niemann, Los Angeles, CA, University of Southern California
    Rodney Nishimoto, Seattle, WA, University of Washington
    Neel Patel, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    Jesse Ricciuti, New Haven, CT, Yale – New Haven Health
    Matthew Ryskalczyk, Portland, OR, Oregon Health & Science University
    Kelly Sayre, Ann Arbor, MI, University of Michigan
    Keith Sonneveld, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Nova Southeastern University
    Garrett Stigall, Dallas, TX, Texas A&M College of Dentistry

    99th Annual AAOMS Meeting - October 9-14, 2017, San Francisco, CA

    99th Annual AAOMS Meeting - October 9-14, 2017, San Francisco, CA

    99th Annual AAOMS Meeting - October 9-14, 2017, San Francisco, CA

    Seth Brooks, Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee Medical Center
    Matthew Green, East Meadow, NY, Nassau University Medical Center
    Gentry Hansen, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    Omar Kholaki, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    Chris Kragor, Jacksonville, FL, University of Florida Health Science Center
    Nicholas Mueller, New York, NY, New York Medical College
    Matthew Reiland, Rochester, MN, Mayo Clinic/Mayo Foundation
    Greg Shank, Washington, DC, Washington Hospital Center
    Erik Ziegler, Pittsburgh, PA, University of Pittsburgh
    Michelle Zoccolillo, New Orleans, LA, Louisiana State University

    AAOMS CSIOMS Meeting - April 28-30, 2017, Rosemont, IL

    AAOMS CSIOMS Meeting - April 28-30, 2017, Rosemont, IL

    AAOMS CSIOMS Meeting - April 28-30, 2017, Rosemont, IL

    Mohammed Almandalawi, New York, NY, Harlem Hospital Center
    Christen J. Boyer, Shreport, LA, Louisana State University Health Science Center
    Jungsuk Cho, New York, NY, New York Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Campus
    Steven Farnsworth, San Antonio, TX, University of Texas Health San Antonio
    Rafaella Genova, Rochester, MI, University of Tennsee St. Thomas Hospitals
    Matthew Green, East Meadow, NY, Nassau University Medical Center
    Danny Hadayastrong>, Los Angeles, CA, University of California School of Dentistry
    Tony Kang, Cincinnati, OH, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
    Wallace McLaurin, Cincinnati, OH, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
    Payal Verma, Cincinnati, OH, University of Cincinnati Medical Center

    98th AAOMS Annual Meeting - September 18-23, 2016 Las Vegas, NV

    98th AAOMS Annual Meeting - September 18-23, 2016 Las Vegas, NV

    98th AAOMS Annual Meeting - September 18-23, 2016 Las Vegas, NV

    Wade R. Barker, Dallas, TX, Baylor College of Dentistry
    Peter C. Dennis, Portland, OR, Oregon Health & Science University
    Jordan L. Diamond, Cincinnati, OH, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
    Mark A. Green, Boston, MA, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Christopher H. Kragor, Jacksonville, FL, University of Florida Health Science Center
    Marek J. Ogledzki, Jacksonville, FL, University of Florida Health Science Center
    Daniel C. Reece, Clevland, OH, Case Western Reserve University
    Michael C. Shapiro, Boston, MA, Boston University
    Brett M. Shigley, Charleston, SC, Medical University of South Carolina
    Amanda L. Steen, Cincinnati, OH, University of Cincinnati Medical Center

    AAOMS Clinical Trials Methods Course - May 11-13, 2016 Ann Arbor, MI

    AAOMS Clinical Trials Methods Course - May 11-13, 2016 Ann Arbor, MI

    AAOMS Clinical Trials Methods Course - May 11-13, 2016 Ann Arbor, MI

    Scott Claiborne, Farmington, CT, University of Connecticut Health Center
    Lindsay Graves, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    David Greenman, New York, NY, Kings County Hospital
    Robert Johnson, Medford, MA, Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital
    Kevin Lee, New York, NY, New York – Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University
    Meagan Miller, Loma Linda, CA, Loma Linda University
    Elizabeth Orsini, San Juan, PR, University of Puerto Rico
    Ketan Patel, College Park, MD, University of Maryland
    Marwa Ragaey, Lexington, KY, University of Kentucky
    Gwendolyn Reeve, Washington DC, Washington Hospital Center

    97th AAOMS Annual Meeting - September 28 - October 3, 2015 Washington, DC

    97th AAOMS Annual Meeting - September 28 - October 3, 2015 Washington, DC

    97th AAOMS Annual Meeting - September 28 - October 3, 2015 Washington, DC

    Mohammed M Al-Obaidi, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    Michael G Barber, West Henrietta, NY, University of Rochester
    Thomas F Burk, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    Avi Feygin, New York, NY, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center
    Matthew N Gayheart, Lexington, KY, University of Kentucky
    James B Han, Rochester, MN, Mayo Clinic/Mayo Foundation
    David J Hoffman, Lexington, KY, University of Kentucky
    Curtis J Holmes, Brooklyn, NY, The Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Katrina L Kontaxis, Hamden, CT, Lowell General Hospital
    Derek Miller, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    Hwi Moon, Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania
    Michael Nagai, Buffalo, NY, University of Buffalo
    Stacey M Nedrud, Jacksonville, FL, Univeristy of Florida Health Science Center
    Nas Sediqi, Buffalo, NY, SUNY Buffalo General Practice
    Stephanie N Zastrow, Augusta, GA, Georgia Regents University

    AAOMS Research and Education Conference - May 6-9, 2015 Rosemont, IL

    AAOMS Research and Education Conference - May 6-9, 2015 Rosemont, IL

    Payam Afzali, Los Angeles, CA, University of California
    Michael Barber, West Henrietta, NY, University of Rochester
    Ehlie Bruno, Indianapolis, IN, Indiana University Hospital
    Thomas Burk, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    Mark Green, Boston, MA, Massachusetts General Hospital
    James Han, Rochester, MN, Mayo Clinic/Mayo Foundation
    Andrew Hanna, San Antonio, TX, University of Texas Health Science Center
    Nikolay Levintov, Cleveland, OH, Case Western Reserve University
    Lauren Lunday, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Nova Southeastern University
    Melissa Moutray, Omaha, NE, University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Jeffrey Nguyen, Hartford, CT, University of Connecticut
    Pasha Shakoor, Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania
    Porchia Willis, Nashville, TN, Meharry Medical College
    Felix Yip, Los Angeles, CA, University of Southern California
  • Purpose of the Award

    Provide financial assistance to OMFS residents to participate in an event, conference, or educational opportunity that they otherwise would not be able to attend.

  • Eligibility of the Applicants

    Only residents currently in training are eligible for travel awards.

    AAOMS meetings travel award applicants must be a resident enrolled in a CODA-accredited OMFS program. 

    For the Osteo Science Foundation “Common Solutions to Regenerative Solutions” meeting, residents in programs outside of the United States are eligible to apply. Residents must provide documentation that they are in a program where they will receive a certificate of specialization in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery or Oro- Maxillofacial Surgery (E.U.) issued by a national health authority (e.g. Ministry of Health). For those practicing in countries where an official national certificate of specialization in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery does not exist, a designation from an approved authority that a candidate is completing the requisite training to be considered a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery in the region where they practice must be submitted. 

    Applicants must have support from the program director to allow time away to attend the course.  A short letter from the Program Director is required in order to demonstrate the Program Director’s support, and will be required as part of the application.

    Applicants must provide a written statement, as part of the application,  summarizing qualifications for receiving the scholarship and what he/she hopes to obtain by attending the course.

    Applicants must provide a current CV.

  • Conditions of the Award

    The award will be provided as a reimbursement for course expenses (registration, airfare, and hotel) up to $1,000. Reimbursement requests, including receipts, must be submitted within 30 days following the conclusion of the course. A form will be provided to travel award recipients at the conclusion of the course.

    Recipient is responsible for registering him or herself for the course and for making all travel arrangements.

    The recipient must submit a video summary of something he/she learned during the course within 30 days following the course to be used on OSF’s social media. Alternately, a photo and written summary may be submitted.  The application documents and summaries will become the property of OSF.

  • Application Procedures & Dates

    AAOMS Annual Meeting

    July 1: Online application opens
    August 1: Deadline for application submissions
    August 15: Applicants informed of decision

    Osteo Science Foundation 2022 Meeting, “Regenerative Solutions to Common Problems”

    October 1: Online application opens
    November 15: Deadline for application submissions
    December 15: Applicants informed of decision

    Disbursement of funds up will be transmitted in full to awardees within 30 days following the receipt of reimbursement requests.

  • Selection Criteria

    OSCF will, at its sole discretion, select the award recipients. 

    The applications will be evaluated and prioritized based on the following criteria:     

    Whether the applicant

    • receives departmental funding to attend
    • is a chief
    • has attended this event previously 
    • has received Osteo Science Foundation travel award funding in the past
  • Apply Now

    Application Opens October 1 for Osteo Science Foundation 2022 Meeting, “Regenerative Solutions to Common Problem”

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