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Federal and Advocacy Resources

AACOM Action Center

  • AACOM Federal Nominations
  • AACOM Advocacy Day
    AACOM's 2021 Advocacy Day featured Members of Congress, congressional staff and government relations professionals in virtual informational panels presenting on the state of Congress, effective advocacy and AACOM's public policy priorities. There were also opportunities for participants to communicate with Congress in support of policies and programs critical to osteopathic medical schools, students and physicians. Join us next year for Advocacy Day but take action today! 
  • Federal Funding and Research Opportunities
    View a selected list of timely federal funding opportunities that are relevant to the osteopathic medical education community.
  • Osteopathic Health Policy Internship (OHPI) Program
    The OHPI Program allows selected student interns to develop knowledge of federal health care and higher education policy and how to have a foundational impact on public policy formulation.
  • COM Congressional Representation Chart
    Discover who represents the nation’s colleges of osteopathic medicine in the first session of the 116th Congress.
  • How Congress Works
    To the average person, the process of getting a bill through Congress may seem highly complex and technical. Actually, the process itself is fairly simple. Read our primer on the legislative process.
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Washington Insider

Stay engaged on policy updates and advocacy opportunities by signing up for AACOM’s Washington Insider and advocacy and information alerts.