January Inside OME Now Available!

January 2016, Vol. 10, No. 1

Transitions in OME

From the President
Stephen C. Shannon, DO, MPH

Stephen C. ShannonThinking Back, Looking Forward 

Dr. Shannon reflects on AACOM's past achievements and future plans as it transitions into the new year.
AACOM Launches First National Grassroots Advocacy Campaign
ED to MED provides a platform to advocate in decisions affecting DO and medical students.
Introducing New AACOM Director of Application Services, Recruitment, and Student Affairs 
New Online Resource: Diversity in Osteopathic Medical Education
AACOM Rounds Out 2015 with Leadership Series
AACOM hosts Council Leadership Meeting, CSFAA, HPF Seminar, TIPS Fellows, and newly-renamed CSA. 
New AACOM GR Office on Capitol Hill to Support Ambitious 2016 Legislative Agenda
Professional Development
Leadership Update
Barbara Ross-Lee, DO, appointed new NYITCOM location site dean.
One Program, Two Locations
NYITCOM announces addition of new Arkansas State University teaching location. 
Early Registration for AACOM's 2016 Annual Conference Now Open!
2015 DO Graduates Survey Report Reveals New Insights
Programs & Initiatives
AACOM Minority Scholarship Opportunity
2016 Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship Application Now Open!
Final Thoughts from AACOM 2015 Scholar-in-Residence, Stephen Davis, PhD
Medical Education Research Grant Deadline Approaching
AACOM's 2016 research grant application cycle ends February 16. Grant offerings up to $10,000 are available.
Introducing AACOM's First Osteopathic Health Policy Intern for 2016, Cassandre Marseille
Single GME Accreditation System 
View this section for highlights and news on the single GME accreditation system.

Campus Roundup

U.S. COMs map

Visit "Campus Roundup" to read about current activities at the nation's COMs.

Upcoming Deadlines
February 12
2017 OHPI Program Application
February 15
The Practical Playbook National Meeting Abstract Submission
February 16
2016 AACOM Medical Education Research Grant Submission
February 19
AACOM 2016 Annual Conference Early Registration
March 31
2016 Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship Application
Upcoming Meeting and Events

Conferences and Meetings
Recruiting Events
Hospital Day Events
Job Connection
AACOM's Job Connection offers online employment connections and opportunities. 
Federal Updates
AACOM Joins AOA, ACOI and ACOFP to Nominate Medical Educators to the Council on Graduate Medical Education
AACOM Letter of Support for Primary Care Physician Reentry Act of 2015
AHRQ Accepting Applications for Medication-Assisted Treatment in Rural Primary Care Practices Research Grant
IHS Loan Repayment Program Application Cycle Open through August 19, 2016
Updated Federal Funding Opportunities
Additional Federal Updates
OME in the Press
Read the latest about AACOM and osteopathic medical education in the mainstream news.
Now Available!
student debt management modules
AACOMAS Application
Visit AACOMAS, AACOM's online osteopathic medical school application service.