Maine Osteopathic Association honors Maine DOs at convention
The Maine Osteopathic Association held its 111th annual convention the weekend of June 10-12 at the Samoset Resort in Rockport. The hybrid event allowed osteopathic physicians and guests, in person or virtually, to partake in a continuing medical education sessions. During the convention, the association also held its awards luncheon to honor the contributions of osteopathic physicians in Maine on June 11.
MOA 2022 Award recipients:
John Diefenderfer, D.O., was selected as Young Osteopathic Physician of the Year. This award is conferred upon an osteopathic physician new in practice who has demonstrated the potential to become a major force in osteopathic medicine in the future.
Diefenderfer completed medical training at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and family medicine training at St. Vincent’s Family Medicine Residency in Jacksonville, Florida. He then made his way to Maine, completing both a sports