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Meeting Summary

Educational Council on Osteopathic Principles (ECOP)

The Educational Council on Osteopathic Principles (ECOP) met September 19-21 at the Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine (DMU-COM) in Des Moines, IA. The meeting convened under the leadership of Chair Kevin D. Treffer, DO, Associate Professor and OMM Coordinator at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCUMB-COM). Among the various activities held during the meeting, council members:

  • heard a report on current AACOM activities from Tyler Cymet, DO, AACOM Chief of Clinical Education and Staff Liaison to ECOP;
  • held discussions and worked in break-out groups on various council projects and activities, including research curriculum, national curriculum standards for osteopathic principles and practice (OPP), and potential changes to AACOM’s Glossary of Osteopathic Terminology;
  • toured the DMU-COM campus;
  • and reviewed future committee meeting sites and dates;

ECOP will reconvene October 2 at the AOA OMED 2013 meeting in Las Vegas, NV.

Upcoming Meetings

Meetings and Workshops to be held at OMED 2013 in Las Vegas, NV

Sept. 28
COSGP Executive Board

Sept. 29
COSGP

Sept. 30
COSGP
TOPCE Workshop

Oct. 1
COSGP
COMSSO
Dev-Alum
Int'l Collaborative
MAC

Oct. 2
CFO
ECOP

Oct. 3
COMAO
AOP

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September 2013
Vol. 7, No. 9