Women Continue to Make up Growing Percentage of Osteopathic Medical Students
September 19, 2023
Women now represent 55 percent of first-year, and 52.9 percent of total, enrollees
Osteopathic Medical School Graduates Increase in Racial and Gender Diversity
June 29, 2023
Female graduates increase by 9.8 percent, 9.9 percent of graduates from underrepresented racial and ethnic minority groups
Congress Recognizes AACOM’s 125th Anniversary
June 28, 2023
Congressional resolutions commend AACOM’s work to improve the health of the country
AACOM Announces Jane Carreiro, DO, as New Chair-Elect of Board of Deans
June 27, 2023
Dr. Carreiro, vice president of health affairs and dean of UNE COM, succeeds Shane Speights, DO
AACOM President and CEO Receives Honorary Doctorate from A.T. Still University, Delivers Commencement Address
June 06, 2023
Dr. Cain presented with an honorary degree of doctor of osteopathy in education (honoris causa)
Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Nationally Recognized for Primary Care and Practicing in Rural and Underserved Areas
May 11, 2023
U.S. News & World Report grants three colleges of osteopathic medicine top marks
AACOM Announces Shane Speights, DO, as New Chair of Board of Deans
May 01, 2023
Dr. Speights succeeds H. William Craver, DO, who retired at the end of April.
AACOM Announces New Senior Vice President of Medical Education
April 28, 2023
ARCOM Dean Rance McClain, DO, to begin role July 3rd
AACOM Recognizes Award-Winning Leaders at Annual Conference
April 27, 2023
Dr. Murray Goldstein, Dr. Silvia M. Ferretti, Dr. Thomas A. Cavalieri and Student Doctor Michael Megafu honored for their exceptional service, leadership and achievements
Osteopathic Medical Students Find Residency in Record Numbers
April 24, 2023
Final numbers show a 99.5 percent placement rate
Not the Luck of the Irish, the Talent of the Students: DO Residency Match Numbers Rise to Record-Setting 91.6 Percent
March 17, 2023
Record Number of Osteopathic Medical Students Successfully Complete Match Week
AACOM Announces Dr. Nicole Wadsworth as Chair of Educating Leaders 2023
February 27, 2023
Largest conference yet set to celebrate AACOM’s 125th Anniversary
AACOM Awarded Grant to Conduct National, First-of-its-Kind Review of Osteopathic Recognition
December 06, 2022
The $420,451 grant aims to better understand Osteopathic Recognition adoption among residency and fellowship programs
AACOM Announces 2022 Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship Recipients
October 24, 2022
Award honors underrepresented minority students in osteopathic medical education.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Appoints Christopher J. Loyke, DO, to National Academic Affiliations Council
August 24, 2022
Dr. Loyke’s appointment ensures the council will continue to benefit from the osteopathic voice.
AACOM Launches Course to Enhance Health Equity and Address Health Disparities
July 27, 2022
First of its kind program offered at all colleges of osteopathic medicine.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Appoints Timothy J. Kowalski, DO, to National Academic Affiliations Council
July 22, 2022
Dr. Kowalski’s appointment strengthens osteopathic representation among the council.
Congressional Letter Urges NIH to Increase Research Funding for Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
July 20, 2022
NIH Director asked to end historic funding disparity.
AACOM Responds to Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade
June 30, 2022
We are concerned about the impact on women’s well-being and health, how we train new physicians and how they are able to care for their patients.
Osteopathic Medical Community Urges Further Discussion and Understanding About Distinctive Licensure Assessment of DO and MD Students
June 30, 2022
AACOM, AAOE, AOA and NBOME acknowledge and empathize with trainees who often encounter bias in transition to residency.
AACOM Strongly Recommends Hybrid Residency Interviews for 2022-23 Cycle
May 13, 2022
Students should have choice between in-person or virtual.
Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Nationally Recognized for Top Service in Rural, Underserved Areas and Primary Care
March 30, 2022
U.S. News & World Report Rates COMs Among Nation’s Top Medical Schools
DO Residency Match Numbers Rise to Record-Setting 91.3 Percent
March 18, 2022
Record Number of Osteopathic Medical Students Successfully Complete “Match Madness” 2022
AACOM Honors Ukraine’s Strength of Spirit, Denounces Violence and Urges Swift, Diplomatic Solution
March 01, 2022
AACOM condemns the intolerable violence and humanitarian crisis unfolding in Ukraine and honors the Ukrainian people for demonstrating resiliency and strength of the human spirit.
AACOM Awarded Health Workforce Resiliency Grant
January 21, 2022
HRSA grants AACOM more than $2.2 million to promote mental health and wellness among the healthcare workforce.