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April 15, 2021

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Match Week News

Celebrating their commitment, achievements and ability to overcome unexpected challenges, AACOM salutes the largest class of DO students to ever participate in the National Resident Matching Program’s Match Week.

This comprehensive, downloadable resource contains voluntary guidance, toolkits and other materials to assist 2021 medical school graduates as they transition into their first post-graduate year of medical education and training.

In case you missed it, watch the AOGME Residents and Fellows Council leadership as they discuss helpful tips on transitioning to intern year, what to expect, wellness and life skills, orientating yourself to a new setting and more.

AACOM in the News

AACOM congratulates its member schools for their impressive performance in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report's Best Medical Schools rankings.

“We have seen steady growth in osteopathic medicine over the years, and this cycle’s record application pool confirms that prospective medical students are recognizing the appeal and value of osteopathic medical education,” Dr. Cain, AACOM President and CEO, writes.

Medical Education

This updated guidance is offered in consideration of current information pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic, its impact on the clinical learning environment and the training of third- and fourth-year medical students seeking away rotations for the 2021-22 academic year.

Diversity

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has named its diversity and inclusion award the Barbara Ross-Lee, DO Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award in honor of Dr. Ross-Lee's myriad contributions to graduate medical education.

News Briefs

AOGME Webinars

While residency agreements are non-negotiable, it is important to understand what you will be required to sign. In this webinar, Susan Sanford, JD, guides you through the residency contract process to ensure that you are well-prepared before signing your contract to begin residency.

Campus Roundup

You'll also read about TUNCOM students' international publication, AZCOM/MWU's Health Outreach through Medicine and Education (H.O.M.E.) program and more.

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