Carl Mogil, DO, FAOAO, FACOS, FAODME Named AOA Distinguished Award Recipient

Dr. MogilEach year, the American Osteopathic Association selects one or more individuals to receive their Distinguished Award Certificate, their highest honor. To qualify, nominees must have made outstanding contributions to the understanding and advancement of osteopathic medicine through research, education, financial aid or other areas that enable the profession to make a greater contribution to public health.

The award recognizes contributions to the overall profession, rather than local or regional efforts. Selection is based on the nominees' contributions to the osteopathic profession in one or more of the following areas: advancement of the overall osteopathic medical profession, osteopathic medical education, research, or philanthropic leadership.

This year, one of AOAO’s faithful and esteemed members, Carl Mogil, DO, FAOAO, FACOS, FAODME was selected to receive the Award. Dr. Mogil served as president of the AOAO from 1988 – 1989 and as a Director from 1980 – 1990. He has served on multiple committees in the AOAO, including the Student Osteopathic Orthopedic Committee, the AOAO Educational Foundation Committee the AOAO Osteopathic Educators Committee, the AOAO Core Competency – OMM performance Committee and the AOAO Historical Committee. For many years, he served as the Parliamentarian for the Board of Directors of the AOAO. He continues to serve the AOAO on the Evaluating Committee and as a mentor to our leadership.

Not only has Dr. Mogil been actively involved in the Academy, but he has also served the AOA admirably for 20 years, first on the Council on Postdoctoral Training (COPT) and then the Program Training and Review Council (PTRC), positions he served with honor, integrity and humility.

He continues to be active in the Association of Osteopathic Directors of Medical Education and has served on 16 Committees, Councils or Task Forces at UMDNJ.

Currently Dr. Mogil is the Orthopedic Residency Training Program Director at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (formerly known as UMDNJ-SOM), a position he has held since 1981.

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