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AOGME Residents and Fellows Council


The AOGME Residents and Fellows Council (RFC) was established in 2018 to develop future leaders in the osteopathic profession by creating a community and forum for residents and fellows to connect, collaborate and learn.

The RFC's purpose is to:

  • Provide a home for residents and fellows to come together, exchange ideas, and network
  • Serve as a platform for residents and fellows to voice their ideas and concerns to graduate medical education (GME) leaders
  • Develop future leaders
  • Promote well-being along the continuum of GME
  • Support advocacy efforts that address the needs of medical trainees
View the RFC's strategic plan   |  Meet the leadership

Featured Webinar Recordings


Optimizing Your Transition from Match Day to PGY 1 Day

Date: Monday, April 5, 2021, 7:00 PM ET
Presenters: Katherine Kirby, DO, Daniel Krajcik, DO, Jordan Spencer, DO, Andrea DeSimone, DO, Dimitri Tito, DO

View this webinar by the AOGME Residents and Fellows Council (RFC) leadership as they share helpful tips on the transition to intern year. The RFC Leadership addressed questions and concerns on what to expect, wellness and life skills, orientating yourself to a new setting, and so much more.

View the webinar recording.

Leadership Opportunity on the AOGME Residents and Fellows Council Board

Date: Monday, March 1, 2021
Presenter: Shawn Hamm, DO, Katherine Kirby, DO, Daniel Krajcik, DO, Andrea DeSimone, DO, Jordan Spencer, DO

Learn how you can get involved in leadership roles within the RFC. View the virtual open discussion with the AOGME Residents and Fellows Council (RFC) Executive Board as they discuss their leadership roles with AOGME, and share insights and experience gained during their terms. View the recording.

RFC Post Election Updates on Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)

Date: Monday, February 22, 2021
Presenters: Shawn Hamm, DO, Alexandra Tran

View this webinar and learn about the impact of the Presidential election on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, which affects many students, resident and fellow physicians. This webinar is hosted by the AOGME Residents and Fellows Council (RFC) which is comprised of multidisciplinary group of residents and fellows.

View the webinar and slides.

News & Events



Understanding Your Residency Contract


Date: Monday, April 14, 2021, 6:00 PM ET
Presenters: Susan Sanford, JD

View this webinar featuring Susan Sanford, JD as she guides fourth-year medical students through the resident contract process. Ms. Sanford provides an overview of what to expect in a resident agreement including common provisions and language.

View the webinar recording.

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