Dec. 2012/Vol. 6, No. 12
Jan. 2013/Vol. 7, No. 1

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AACOM Joining Forces Teaching Case Featured in Online Journal!
Maryland Medicine features teaching case developed by AACOM’s Joining Forces Curriculum Work Group. Read more.

AACOM: Out and About

Learn about recent AACOM staff activities and projects. Read more.

Upcoming Events 
and Deadlines

January 18 
Excellence in Communications Awards Entries Deadline

January 18-20 
COSGP Winter Meeting
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

January 31 
SOME Innovation in Medical Education Awards Application Deadline

February 8 
NAOME Fellowship Program Application Deadline

February 22 
2014 OHPI Program Application Deadline

February 24 
AACOM Research Grants Program Application Deadline

March 4 
Joint AACOM & AODME 2013 Annual Meeting Early Registration Closes / Regular Registration Opens

March 6 
Macy Faculty Scholars Program Application Deadline

March 30 
Sherry R. Arnstein Scholarship Awards Application Deadline

April 16 
National Healthcare Decisions Day

April 24-27 
Joint AACOM & AODME 2013 Annual Meeting 
Baltimore, MD

Upcoming Recruitment Events 

Upcoming Hospital Day Events

AACOM Job Connection

Utilize AACOM's Job Connection to post resumes and fill academic, administrative and executive position vacancies with high-quality candidates.

Visit AACOM Job Connection to learn more.

From the President

Stephen C. Shannon, DO, MPH

Service and Compassion: Hallmarks of the Osteopathic Medical Student Population

Dr. Shannon reflects on osteopathic medicine’s compassionate nature and strong service orientation, and shares some of the holiday service activities osteopathic medical students have undertaken nationwide. Read more

News and Events

Leadership Update

Rocky Vista University appoints President and Chief Executive Officer. Read more

Joint AACOM & AODME 2013 Annual Meeting Opening Keynote Speaker Announced; Early Registration Now Open

Don’t miss the opportunity for discounted registration. Early registration closes March 4, 2013. Read more

AACOM Board of Deans Convenes

The AACOM Board of Deans recently gathered for its fall retreat and meeting. Read more

AACOM Hosts 2012 Health Policy Fellowship Seminar

Fellows from across the country interacted with prominent health policy makers and experts, including HHS Deputy Administrator Marcia K. Brand, PhD. Read more

Interprofessional Education Update

AACOM and fellow health professions education organizations are working to advance national IPE initiatives. Read more

Application Deadline for 2014 OHPI Program Approaching

Osteopathic medical students interested in health policy should apply by February 22, 2013. Read more

2013 NAOME Application Deadline Approaching

The application deadline for AACOM’s National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators is February 8, 2013. Read more

AOA Releases Osteopathic Medical Profession Report

The OMP Report compiles current demographics and statistics related to osteopathic physicians and medical students. Read more

Sixth Annual National Healthcare Decisions Day Approaching

The April 16 event will help inspire and educate the public about the importance of advance health care planning. Read more

Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Issues Call for Faculty Scholars

Selected scholars will lead new educational reforms at their home institution; the deadline for applications is March 6, 2013. Read more

Healthy People 2020 Update

Stay connected with Healthy People 2020 webinars, events, news and updates. Read more