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Celebrating Women in Medicine Month, EL23 Call for Abstracts, AOGME's Emerging Physician Leadership Series and More





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Women in Medicine Month

Julieanne P. Sees, DO, MBA, shares her perspective as a woman in medicine and what it means for her to be distinctively DO P.R.O.U.D. From Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell to present day, Dr. Sees breathes life into the facets of osteopathic medicine that have pushed her to excel in her field.

AACOM spoke with Dr. Johnson about her introduction to the osteopathic profession, her military experience and her advice for osteopathic medical researchers. Her significant achievements and groundbreaking leadership serve as a powerful and inspiring example to women across the osteopathic profession and beyond.

Educating Leaders

In 2023, we will observe AACOM’s 125th anniversary and we hope you will consider submitting an abstract for Educating Leaders 2023 as we recognize and celebrate this momentous milestone. This is your chance to present with us, in-person or virtually, and have your work recognized during the nation’s premier osteopathic medical education event, April 26 to 28, 2023, in Baltimore, Maryland.

Professional Development

The National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators (NAOME) is a community of outstanding educators (termed Fellows) who have met rigorous standards of academic excellence within the last five years. Apply by January 6, 2023.

Graduate Medical Education

AACOM's Assembly of Osteopathic Graduate Medical Educators (AOGME) recently hosted a virtual residency fair to connect residency programs with medical students in preparation for the 2022-2023 residency match cycle. Nearly 900 students and program representatives attended and 99 graduate medical education programs across 17 specialties representing 27 states participated.

Osteopathic residents and fellows can beef up their skills and get the tools needed to advance their careers and influence change through the new Emerging Physician Leadership Video Series. These on-demand talks featuring leaders in medicine will help residents and fellows deepen their understanding of key leadership topics.

AOGME Council of GME Leaders: Forums on GME Growth & Development

The AOGME Council of Graduate Medical Education (GME) Leaders is hosting forums on strategies to develop and grow GME programs and positions. Leaders from across the nation’s colleges of osteopathic medicine will share their strategies, ideas, challenges and solutions to start and expand GME programs. The first forum will be held on September 20, 2022. If you would like to participate, please email .

News Briefs


On September 7, help raise awareness of limited-time changes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program that make it easier than ever to receive forgiveness, or get credit toward forgiveness, if you have not yet made 10 years of repayments. and sign up for the to stay engaged.

AOGME Webinars

Join the AOGME for a webinar featuring Jonathan Ripp, MD, MPH, professor of medicine, dean for well-being & resilience and chief wellness officer at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Ripp will explore the issues that continue to impact graduate medical trainee well-being and what new considerations have emerged in the wake of the pandemic.

AACOM Webinars

Join AACOM and the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) on September 15 to learn more about the NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP). The NHSC S2S LRP provides qualified individuals up to $120,000 in tax-free loan repayment for medical school student loans, in exchange for a three-year service commitment in a high-need rural, tribal or urban community.

Campus Roundup

You’ll also read about VCOM-Virginia’s Olympics, the RVUCOM-SU student selected for the AOA Commission and PCOM’s community day for the local neighborhood.

Upcoming Events & Deadlines

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