Policy & Advocacy

AACOM Office of Government Relations
NOTICE: The AACOM Government Relations Office has moved. We are now located in the AACOM Bethesda Office at 7700 Old Georgetown Road, Suite 250, Bethesda, MD 20814

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January 22, 2021
The fiscal year 2021 omnibus spending bill, which included a COVID-19 stimulus package, provides funding for institutions of higher education, including osteopathic medical schools, to defray the costs of the COVID-19 pandemic. For further information on these provisions that may be beneficial to AACOM membership, please view the AACOM analysis developed in partnership with Hogan, Marren, Babbo & Rose, Ltd.

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Join AACOM’s national advocacy campaign, ED to MED, and raise the profile of issues vital to osteopathic medical education in the halls of Congress! 

AACOM Advocacy in Action

AACOM Government Relations advocates for federal policies that support the osteopathic medical education community.
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Federal and Advocacy Resources

Review how Congress works, learn which Members of Congress represent the nation’s colleges of osteopathic medicine, and access federal agency information. 

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Health Policy Leadership Programs

AACOM's Leadership Institute offers two health policy programs:  an internship for current DO students, and a Fellowship for practicing or teaching osteopathic physicians. 

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AACOM Office of Government Relations
7700 Old Georgetown Road, Suite 250
Bethesda, MD 20814
(202) 844-4217