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You'll also read about a new Choose DO blog and COM leadership updates


February 4, 2021





Choose DO

Meet Stephanie and Patricia Egwuatu, two sisters who have been on a journey to make positive change in healthcare, mentor future physicians of color and lead with their passion for health equity for all.


Key findings include an increase in graduates entering residency programs with Osteopathic Recognition, along with primary care trends, preferred practice locations and more.

Awards & Leadership

Dr. Ferrill had this to say about her appointment, “The dynamic and brilliant community that is RVUCOM inspires me daily. I am simultaneously honored, humbled and excited to serve as the next dean of RVUCOM as we move into this next chapter together.”

Educating Leaders

Dr. Tweedy, physician, educator, speaker and bestselling author, will examine the implications for both doctors and patients that result from the small percentage of Black physicians in the United States.

The conference website is now updated with new information and you will soon be able to register for Educating Leaders 2021. Attention Abstract Submitters: check your email–over 200 notifications were sent recently. Questions can be directed to .

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Campus Roundup

You'll also read about TouroCOM's minority youth program, VCOM-Louisiana's food donation program and more.

AACOM Awards

Submission guidelines are now available for the 2021 awards competition. Find out more about the awards, and plan to submit your best marketing and communications projects from the last year.

Curriculum Challenge

The Coalition on Physician Education in Substance Use Disorders (COPE), an Opioid Response Network partner organization, is seeking submissions for their project "Medical Student Curriculum Challenge: Innovative Learning and Teaching About Substance Use/Opioid Use Disorders." Medical students led by a faculty advisor are invited to apply. Submissions are due March 15.

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