he twenty-second class of the Health Policy Fellowship met at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine for Orientation August 19-23 for an introduction to the policy-making and political processes as well as an overview of the key cost, access, and quality issues that impact heath care.
September 18-19, 2015, members of the Health Policy Fellowship (HPF) will meet during the AOA Bureau of Federal Health Programs Meeting at the AOA National Advocacy Center in Washington, DC to acknowledge the graduation of the HPF Class of 2015 Fellows and to introduce the incoming HPF Class of 2016 Fellows.
The Health Policy Fellowship program is offered by the New York Institute of Technology/New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYIT-COM) and the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM) in collaboration with AACOM, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). The program is designed for osteopathic physicians who are preparing for leadership roles in the profession and positions of influence in health policy, as well as individuals with an established professional connection with the osteopathic profession (e.g. directors of medical education, hospital administrators, executive directors of state osteopathic associations, etc.).
AACOM will be hosting the Health Policy Fellowship Seminar on December 3-4, 2015.