More than 460 osteopathic medical education administrators, faculty, students and others have registered to attend AACOM’s upcoming 2012 Annual Meeting, to be held in Washington DC, March 28-31. While online registration has now closed, it’s not too late to joint your colleagues by registering on site at the meeting.

This year’s theme, "Building Healthy Behaviors: Medical Education for Prevention and Change,” will be infused throughout the conference, with a focus on training future physicians in a way that inspires and enables them to have a genuine lifelong impact on the behaviors and overall health of their patients. Keynote speakers include:

  • Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS, 17th Surgeon General of the United States (2002-2006); Vice Chairman, Canyon Ranch; President, Canyon Ranch Institute; and Distinguished Professor, Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona
  • COL. David W. Sutherland, Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Miriam Alexander, MD, MPH, Director, General Preventive Medicine Residency; Director, Mid-Atlantic Public Health Training Center, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health; and President, American College of Preventive Medicine

For full session descriptions, speaker information and other conference details, view the conference program.

The AACOM 2012 Annual Meeting is the premier event for the nation's osteopathic medical education community to connect and discuss current and future challenges and opportunities. We hope to see you there!

For more information, visit the Annual Meeting website, or contact Beth Martino, AACOM Manager of Meetings and Events, at (301) 968-4189 or

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March 2012
Vol. 6, No. 3