February Inside OME now available!

February 2016 

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From the President
Stephen C. Shannon, DO, MPH

Stephen C. ShannonAACOM's ED to MED Campaign, Raising the Profile of Medical Student Debt on Capitol Hill

An overview of AACOM's new national grassroots advocacy campaign.
Speaker Spotlight
Brief bios of the AACOM 2016 Annual Conference plenary speakers.
DO Student Councils Launch Mental Health Awareness Task Force (MHATF) to Save400 
Professional Development
Leadership Updates
MU-COM and TUNCOM name new deans.
NAOME Names 2016 Fellows
IPEC Announces Expansion
Nine new members join organization dedicated to improving patient care.
Programs & Initiatives
2016 COM Day on Capitol Hill
AACOM Marks 70 Years of Academic Affiliations, Looks to Enhance Partnerships
AACOM Partners in Pursuing Excellence
AACOM joins 20 other partners in ACGME Initiative.
VA Forms Partnership with National Clinical Scholars Program
Clinical Rotation Gives Med Student Unique Patient Perspective
COSGP representative Breanne Hirshman recounts her rotation at the Naval Hospital Beaufort.
2016 AOA Match Results Released
New Report Reveals Trends in Osteopathic Matriculation
AACOM releases 2015 Osteopathic Medical Colleges Matriculations by U.S. States and Territories report.
AOA Releases 2015 Osteopathic Medical Profession Report

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
March 2
National Health Service Corps Webinar
March 14
AACOM 2016 Annual Conference Pre-Registration Deadline
March 18
Summer Medical and Dental Education Program Interprofessional Pilot Call for Proposals
March 31
2016 Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship Application Deadline
August 15
National Clinician Scholars Program Application Deadline
Upcoming Meeting and Events

Conferences and Meetings  |  Recruiting Events  |  Hospital Day Events

New Reports! 
Applicant Matriculant Profile Report  

student debt management modules

Federal Updates
AACOM Statement on President's FY17 Budget
Urge Your Representative to Support the Protecting Our Students by Terminating Graduate Rates that Add to Debt (POST GRAD) Act!
National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program Application Cycle Now Open
AACOM Joins Coalition for Health Funding Letter to House/Senate Appropriations Leadership in Support of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education 302(b) Funding for FY17
Indian Health Services Scholarship Programs Accepting Applications
AACOM Joins HPNEC Letter to House/Senate Members and House/Senate Appropriations Leadership on Title VII and VIII Funding in FY16 Omnibus
Updated Federal Funding Opportunities
Additional Federal Updates
OME in the Press
Read the latest about AACOM and osteopathic medical education in the mainstream news.
Job Connection
AACOM's Job Connection offers online employment connections and opportunities. 
AACOMAS Application
Visit AACOMAS, AACOM's online osteopathic medical school application service.