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OCTOBER 28

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Our next issue will be back on November 18

Advocacy

Legislation pairs with Senate bill to permit DO and other health professions students to administer vaccines during future public health emergencies.

AACOM News

In this newly created position, Dr. Heiles will serve as the voice of the Assembly of Council Leaders and representative to the AACOM Board.

Graduate Medical Education

The Post-Doc Guide is a new resource developed by the Assembly of Osteopathic Graduate Medical Educators (AOGME) that allows you to explore residency and fellowship opportunities by specialty, program location and program type. Share this tool to help fourth-year students discover the right program to fit their unique needs.

AOGME's Residents and Fellows Council has compiled recent webinars and interviews featuring advice on the residency interview experience from all perspectives, including current residents, program directors, advisors and more.

News Briefs

Joint AACOM Virtual Symposium

Health misinformation remains a barrier to public health. To help health professions educators address this significant challenge in their curriculum or program, AACOM, AAMC, AACP and AACN are hosting a joint virtual symposium this Friday, October 29.

Diversity

The University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM) has been selected to join the Icahn School of Medicine's Anti-Racist Transformation in Medical Education program. The program team received 48 applications from medical schools across the U.S. and Canada, of which 10 schools were selected to participate. UIWSOM was the only osteopathic medical school selected.

Osteopathic Recognition

Check out our recent webinar on the value of GME and Osteopathic Recognition, hosted by AOGME and the Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers. Presenters included the President of Fairview Hospital and the Director of Osteopathic Education and residents from the Cleveland Clinic.

#HPW2021

Health Professions Week is a nationwide collaboration between today’s healthcare and education organizations designed to provide reliable, accessible resources to explore careers in the health professions. Join in events, including webinars, panel discussions and a career fair, throughout the week of November 4-11.

AACOM Councils

Did you miss AACOM's engaging interview with four Council of Residency Placement members who answered questions about virtual residency interviewing? View their best advice in our Instagram video series.

Campus Roundup

You'll also read about CHSU-COM's first residency fair, TouroCOM-NY's 2021 Sullivan 180 Medical Scholarship awardee, PCOM's DEI Unification Award and two NSU-KPCOM students recognized at the AOF Honors Gala.

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