June 2013
Vol. 7, No. 6

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AACOM: Out and About

Learn about recent AACOM staff activities and projects.Read more

Upcoming Events 
and Deadlines

June 14 
MCAT Video Competition Entry Deadline

July 1 
Stemmler Fund 2013-2014 Letter of Intent Application Deadline

July 16 - 18 
Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents (COSGP) Meetings at the AOA Annual Business Meeting 
Chicago, IL

July 16 - 21 
2013 Annual AOA Business Meeting 
Chicago, IL

Upcoming Recruitment Events

Upcoming Hospital Day Events

2014 Osteopathic Medical College Information Book

Now available!

AACOMAS Application Service

AACOMAS has now opened its fall 2014 application service. Access the application.

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

Innovation is Key to Success in Alleviating U.S. Physician Workforce Shortage

Dr. Shannon discusses HRSA's Teaching Health Center (THC) GME Program as one approach to addressing the nation's physician workforce shortage. Read more

News and Events

Leadership Updates 

KCUMB and DMU-COM announce leadership changes. Read more 

2014 AACOMAS Application Now Open 

The centralized application service for the nation's osteopathic medical schools is now accepting applications for fall 2013. 
Read more

Nation's COMs Celebrate 2013 Commencements

Congratulations to all of the 2013 osteopathic medical school graduates! Read more

Two COMs Announce Approval of New Campus Locations

Two of the nation's colleges of osteopathic medicine have received final approval to move forward with plans for new extension campuses. Read more 

AACOM Announces 2013 Medical Education Research Grant Awardees

Seventeen COM educators receive grants to fund medical education and institutional research projects. Read more

Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Awards Grants to Two Osteopathic Medical Schools

Two osteopathic medical schools to be awarded funding for geriatric training programs. Read more

The AOF Announces New Scholarship in Honor of Karen J. Nichols, DO, MA

The leadership efforts of Karen J. Nichols, DO, MA, have inspired the foundation of an endowed scholarship. Read more

Introducing AACOM OHPI Keith Egan

AACOM welcomes its second 2013 Osteopathic Health Policy Intern (OHPI), a fourth-year student from UNECOM. Read more

OHPI Spotlight

Roberto J. Fernandez, DO, MPH, reflects upon his experience serving as AACOM's inaugural 2013 osteopathic health policy intern. Read more

2013-2014 Stemmler Fund Grant Application Deadline Approaching 

Letter of intent submissions are due July 1. Read more