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From the President

Stephen C. Shannon, DO, MPH

Preservation and Innovation—Next Steps for Graduate Medical Education

Dr. Shannon updates readers on current efforts to preserve GME funding, and discusses implications of potential cuts to this critical component of medical education. Read more

News and Events

Macy Foundation Calls for Reforms to U.S. Graduate Medical Education

A new Macy report outlines six recommendations to ensure that physicians are trained more effectively and efficiently to meet public needs. Read more

Osteopathic Medical College Enrollment Up 6.5 Percent

Total enrollment at the nation’s osteopathic medical colleges now tops 20,600. Read more

Annual Meeting Update

Nearly 100 presentation proposals will ensure an information-packed program at AACOM’s 2012 Annual Meeting. Read more

Multi-COM Recruitment Events Under Way

Representatives from the nation's COMs and AACOM are visiting campuses around the nation to increase awareness of osteopathic medical education and meet with potential applicants. Read more

COCA Convenes; Seeks College Input

COCA has asked AACOM to gather questions about accreditation and the accrediting body. Read more

PCOC Meeting Recap

Members convened at AACOM offices and heard presentations from member organizations as well as a legislative update from AACOM and American Academy of Pediatrics staff. Read more

AACOM Sponsors Public Health 101: Restoring Order After the Cameras Leave

Hosted by the Coalition for Health Funding, three public health professionals spoke about their experiences following disasters, and the funding needed to respond. Read more

AACOM President Delivers UP-KYCOM White Coat Address

Dr. Shannon presented the class of 2015 with their white coats and shared words of wisdom. Read more

AACOM President Attends Primary Care 2025 National Workshop

Dr. Shannon and other leading health care experts discussed potential future health care scenarios and how to refocus the nation’s health care system on prevention. Read more

Western Neurological Society Votes to Give DOs Full Membership Rights

WNS becomes the nation's first major MD neurosurgery organization to give DOs full membership rights. Read more

HHS Releases National Health Promotion Summit Call for Abstracts

The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion has released a call for abstracts for programs to be presented at the 2012 National Health Promotion Summit. Read more