OMS I Resources Page ContentResources for a Successful First Year Make studying and passing your exams your priority, second only to taking good care of your health and well-being. Activate your AOA membership online (first-year students only) Goals and study tips Read an overview of first-year classes Learn everything you can about OMT, and watch the AOA’s Health Dose on OMT Begin to develop your CV and portfolio, which you will need as you apply for rotations, residency and scholarships. Connect with the AOA, Your Professional Family Be sure to keep your contact information updated to receive important information from the AOA. Log in to edit your profile or create a new profile if it's your first time logging in. You can also update your contact information by calling the Customer Resource Center at (312) 202-8000 or (888) 62-MY-AOA (888-626-9262). Read more about osteopathic medical research in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA). Follow the latest news and events in the osteopathic medical profession with The DO. Involve your closest supporters in promoting the osteopathic profession through the Advocates for the American Osteopathic Association (AAOA). Professional Development Opportunities Join the Student Osteopathic Medical Association, SOMA. First-year students who join SOMA receive a free Gilroy Atlas of Anatomy book, a gift from the AOA. Consider participating in a medical mission trip through your COM or DOCARE International. Get involved in an on-campus specialty organization, or start one. Be recognized for your achievements through the American Osteopathic Foundation’s scholarships. Consider getting involved in student government. Join your state osteopathic medical association. Apply to serve as a student representative on an AOA bureau, council or committee during your second year. Share This Your browser does not support this functionality. Becoming a DO OMS IIOMS IIIOMS IV Student Links AOA Match ProgramNational Matching ServicesOpportunities Database - Search for an osteopathic medical internship or residencyElectronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) Connect and Network AOA on FacebookAOA on LinkedInAOA on TwitterStudent Doctor Network Get Involved! DO Day on Capitol HillAdvocate for the profession and discuss the issues most concerning osteopathic medical students with policymakers in Washington, D.C.AOA House of DelegatesThe osteopathic family unites in Chicago to debate and discuss policies that govern the AOA and the profession. Attend as an observer, or serve as a delegate through SOMA or your state association.OMEDThe annual Osteopathic Medical Conference & Exposition provides DOs and osteopathic medical students the opportunity to network, learn and discuss the latest in health care and the osteopathic medical profession.