Inside OME

Past Issues

Now Available!

2010 CIB cover

Glossary of Osteopathic Terminology, Revised 4/09

Campus Roundup

ATSU-KCOM Receives Grant for Still National Museum

DMU-COM Offers Interactive Open House

LMU-DCOM Student Named NRHA Fellow

MSUCOM OsteoCHAMPS Teaches High Schoolers Medicine

NSU-COM Announces new Master’s Program; Expands Residency Programs

NYCOM Partners with Rohde Foundation in Ghana

RVUCOM Hosts Mini-Medical School for Children

UMDNJ-SOM’s Paul Krueger Receives Medical Education Award

VCOM's Dean Dixie Tooke-Rawlins Featured in Valley Business Front Magazine

Upcoming Deadlines

Sept. 18, 2009
Proposal Submission Deadline: 2010 AACOM Annual Meeting Call for Presentations and Posters

March 1, 2010
Application Deadline: 2011 Osteopathic Health Policy Intern

AACOM Sponsored Discount Programs

With the new academic year underway, use AACOM’s Job Connection to fill academic, administrative and executive positions. There are new enhancements to the Job Connection site, and a change in pricing.

Click below for information on this and AACOM’s other discount programs, which offer excellent service and savings to the osteopathic medical education community.

Job Connection

Wireless Phone Program

Discount Moving Service Program

Dr. ShannonH1N1 and Osteopathic Medical Education
Dr. Shannon discusses the challenges associated with this year’s flu season, and AACOM’s work to help campuses as they prepare for the weeks ahead.Read more

AACOM’s New H1N1 Resource Center
This new site features H1N1 resources for campus administrators, students and others. In addition, mark your calendars for a live webinar, Monday, September 21, 12:00 - 1:00 pm. This webinar will address the flu-related issues that the COMs and our communities may be facing in the weeks ahead.Read more

Look Who’s Applying to Osteopathic Medical Colleges
AACOMAS received a record number of applications for the 2009 entering class of osteopathic medical students.Find out more about the applicants.

  New COM Leadership Appointments
A variety of COMs have announced new leadership appointments.Read more

  HRSA Holds Health Care Workforce Crisis Summit
The Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recently held a national meeting on the future of the primary care workforce in rural and urban America.Read more and access presentations

  Annual Meeting Call for Presentations Deadline Fast-Approaching
The deadline for the AACOM Annual Meeting Call for Presentations is September 18.Read more

  National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators (NAOME) Invites Applications
Osteopathic medical educators are invited to review the NAOME web materials and submit their application before the January 15, 2010, deadline.Read more

  AACOM 2010 Medical Education Mini-Grant Topics Announced
Osteopathic medical education researchers are invited to review the application and submit a proposal before the January 5, 2010, deadline. Read more

  OHPI Program Accepting Applications for 2011
Osteopathic medical students are invited to review application materials and apply for this exciting opportunity by March 1, 2010.Read more

  AACOM Student Career Advising Web Resource Available
AACOM’s new web resource for osteopathic medical students and their advisors and mentors helps facilitate effective decision making regarding future practice options and residency program selection.Read more

  International OME Collaborative
An evolving interest group is helping individuals with an interest in international medical education share information and resources. Read more

  AOF Announces New Student Grant Opportunity
Osteopathic medical student organizations are eligible to apply for grants of up to $1,000.Read more

  Registration Now Open for Medical Education Leadership Conference
OME XX will be held January 8 – 10, 2010, in Newport Beach, CA.Read more

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Federal Updates

For current information on health reform and other important AACOM public policy issues, please go to Advocacy Issues and Initiatives and visit topic areas of interest.

Additionally, see the following websites for further information on health reform developments:

Kaiser Health News http://www.kaiser

Medical Education Futures Study http://www.medical

New England Journal of Medicine: Health Care Reform 2009


The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


AACOM Council
News and Updates

Council Meetings
at the November
AOA Convention

Assembly of Presidents (AOP)

Council of Development and Alumni Relations Professionals (Dev-Alum)

Council of Fiscal Officers (CFO)

Council of Osteopathic Medical Admissions Officers (COMAO)

Council of Osteopathic Student Government Representatives (COSGP)

Marketing and Communications Advisory Council (MAC)

Other Council Meetings

Educational Council on Osteopathic Principles (ECOP)

Society of Osteopathic Medical Educators (SOME)