MOPS Foundation

Military Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MOPS) Foundation


To support programs and services that promote military osteopathic medicine by receiving and administering funds for scientific, educational, and charitable purposes for the benefit of AMOPS, RAMOPS, and SAMOPS.


To be the leading advocate for military Osteopathic medicine and for Osteopathic physicians who are serving or have served in the United States Armed Forces. 


In order to support military osteopathic medicine and its practitioners and supporters, the MOPS Foundation will be the fund-raising arm of the Association of Military Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (AMOPS), which includes RAMOPS and SAMOPS. Funds raised will be used to 

         --Promulgate the history and philosophy Osteopathic medicine, specifically as relates the military Osteopathic medicine and military physicians and patients

         --Support, with AMOPS and in partnership with other AOA and military medical organizations, educational and scientific activities which promote military Osteopathic principles and practices

         --Assist Osteopathic medical students on HPSP scholarships to attend activities which supports their continued engagement with Osteopathic medicine and allows them to be competitive with other military medical students in clinical rotations and residency training. 

         --Work to advocate for Osteopathic Recognition in military medical residencies, so both allopathic and osteopathic physicians become familiar with OMM to provide the best care to their patients.