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AACOM Celebrates the Class of 2021

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May 13, 2021



AACOM President and CEO Dr. Robert A. Cain congratulates recent osteopathic medical school graduates, who, in a year like no other, have achieved so much.

Kevin O'Connor, DO, physician to the president, offers his congratulations to the Class of 2021, "You did it, you're here—your dream of becoming a doctor is now a reality!" Dr. O'Connor also discusses how being a DO has been foundational to his prestigious career.

The Match 2021

As we celebrate recent graduates, it is important to mitigate potential challenges during their transition to residency made more difficult by COVID-19. We invite you to utilize this guidance, which includes resources that are designed to support residency programs as they welcome incoming residents who are beginning their journey to the independent practice of medicine.

Medical Education

Robert A. Cain, DO, and Mark R. Speicher, PhD, MHA, AACOM Senior Vice President for Medical Education and Research, will speak at the virtual May Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) Institute, which aims to increase faculty readiness and student preparation to deliver on health equity.

News Briefs

AOGME Webinars

Join Lauren Snyder, MD, Spectrum Health Family Medicine Residency, on May 26 at 4:00 PM ET as she discusses how her program rapidly implemented a telehealth program where 80 percent of encounters shifted to telemedicine.

Campus Roundup

You'll also read about Noorda-COM's inaugural accepted students day, PCOM Georgia's new doctoral student scholarship and AZCOM/MWU's Operation Hope, which aims to boost vaccinations in local communities.

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