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icole Daniels recently joined AACOM as Associate Director of Recruitment and Outreach on September 6, 2016. Nicole comes to AACOM from the University of the District of Columbia, where she served as Director of Undergraduate Recruitment and Admissions since 2014. She has over 15 years of experience in enrollment management, and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hampton University in Virginia.

Nicole has years of experience in college recruitment and admissions having served in positions of increasing responsibility at Clark Atlanta University, Livingstone College, Kentucky State University, and the Illinois Institute of Technology, among other colleges.

In her position at AACOM, Nicole will support the development and implementation of a national recruitment strategy to raise the visibility of osteopathic medical education (OME) and career opportunities in osteopathic medicine.

AACOM to Undertake Aggressive Recruitment Campaign

Nicole’s position is particularly important during this time of transition in medical education, and in order to align with these changes, AACOM is undertaking an aggressive campaign to develop relationships with national educational organizations and associations, undergraduate health professions advisors, high school guidance counselors, and other education professionals to inform them of the career opportunities for graduates of U.S. colleges of osteopathic medicine (COMs).

Nicole will also work with COMs admissions/recruitment offices, current applicants and medical students, application and customer relationship management (CRM) vendors, practicing osteopathic physicians, and other members of osteopathic medical colleges to develop and expand a diverse pool of qualified and committed applicants for OME.

This important new role at AACOM supports the Association’s strategy of promoting OME as a preferred pathway for future physicians in order to satisfy the need for sufficient numbers of qualified physicians to meet U.S. health care needs.

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September 2016
Vol. 10, No. 7