Policy & Advocacy

AACOM Office of Government Relations

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) extended the application deadline for its Students to Service Loan Repayment Program through Thursday, November 21 at 7:30 PM ET.This program is open to students in their final year of medical school, offering up to $120,000 in loan repayment in exchange for a three-year commitment to practice primary care in an underserved area.This NHSC loan repayment option has a higher acceptance rate than other programs because of its exclusive availability to a small cohort. Start your application today for this important opportunity for loan forgiveness.


Policy and Advocacy News

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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’s Office of 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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