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JANUARY 6

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AACOM in the News

An opinion piece from AACOM President and CEO Robert A. Cain, DO, was recently published in the Cleveland (OH) Plain-Dealer and online at Cleveland.com. In response to so much misinformation, Dr. Cain provided readers an overview of the osteopathic philosophy and the meaning behind the letters DO on a physician’s white coat.

Educating Leaders 2022

Allison Massari knows that you have the power to transform lives. As an advocate for both patients and health professionals, Massari has an intimate understanding of the demands and challenges of the medical profession, and compelling authority to address the delicate nature of whole person care.

Don’t miss out! This is the last week to take advantage of our largest discount for Educating Leaders 2022 registration. We hope to see you April 27-29 in Denver, Colorado, where you can reconnect with colleagues and fuel up with new ideas for advancing osteopathic medical education as well as the health of all!

Awards & Leadership

AACOM welcomes the Kansas Health Science Center - Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (KansasCOM) as its newest member college. KansasCOM is the first osteopathic medical school to open in Kansas and will begin recruiting students this spring for their inaugural class.

The Society of Osteopathic Medical Educators (SOME) offers two $1,000 awards annually for innovations in osteopathic medical education. Applications are welcome from any SOME member from across the osteopathic medical education continuum. The deadline to apply is February 14.

Advocacy

In this new video, Kaitlyn Thomas, AACOM's most recent Osteopathic Health Policy Intern (OHPI), discusses the impact the internship will have on her career and the reasons why all osteopathic medical students should consider applying.

News Briefs

Virtual Conference

Successful models for growing graduate medical education (GME) exist and follow similar patterns: engaging leadership, ensuring funding and meeting the needs of the population. Join AACOM and the Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers (AIAMC) on January 18 for a half-day virtual conference that explores methods to succeed in expanding GME.

Campus Roundup

You’ll also read about ACOM’s first-place win in the international virtual patient challenge, OSU-COM’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Unification Award and NoordaCOM’s academic building construction.

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