Introduction to Osteopathic Medicine for Non-DO Faculty

By AACOM's Educational Council of Osteopathic Principles
2010, 22 minutes

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Application Cycle Now Open: 2018 Paul Ambrose Scholars Program

    Nov 20, 2017  -­­  Nov 20, 2017

The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) is excited to announce that it is now accepting applications for the 2018 Paul Ambrose Scholars Program. The application deadline is Monday, November 20, 2017 at 11:59 PM ET.

The Paul Ambrose Scholars Program exposes health professions students to influential public health professionals and prepares them to be leaders in addressing population health challenges at the national and community level.

This year’s Public Health Leadership Symposium will take place April 9-10, 2018 in Philadelphia, PA during Teaching Prevention 2018, the annual meeting of the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research. The event will begin by 7:00 AM ET on Monday, April 9 and will end by 3:00 PM ET on Tuesday, April 10. Scholars must be in attendance for the entirety of the symposium.

Please visit to learn more about the Paul Ambrose Scholars Program and to access the online application.

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GMEinfographic_100pxAACOM, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) approved an agreement in February 2014 that will result in a single accreditation system for graduate medical education (GME) under the auspices of the ACGME by June 30, 2020.


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