Research Opportunity - Abstracts Wanted!
The national Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) and the AOA Council on Research (COR) announced a call for abstracts for the 2013 Research Conference for the Student Poster Competition (co-sponsored by SOMA and the COR). The Research Conference is taking place Monday, Sept. 30 through Wednesday, Oct. 2 in conjunction with OMED! The formal Poster Session will take place Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 1:30 - 5 p.m.
The AOA Council on Research will award two $500 first place prizes and six $250 second place prizes! Students must be SOMA members during the 2013 Research Conference and when the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA) abstract issue is published (January 2014).
Online submission opens June 14, 2013, and the deadline is Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, 11:59 p.m. CST. Read more.
Learn How the Unified ACGME Accreditation System Will Affect You
On Oct. 24, the AOA announced an agreement with ACGME and AACOM to work toward a single unified accreditation system for graduate medical education to take effect in July 2015. View our list of frequently asked questions for students to learn how this will impact your training and future career as an osteopathic physician. Learn more.
Students Participate in DO Day on Capitol Hill
Osteopathic medical students from across the country gathered in Washington, D.C. on March 14, 2013, for DO Day on Capitol Hill. DO Day is a unique opportunity to get involved in osteopathic advocacy as DOs and students lobby members of Congress and their staff in person. Learn more.
Find a Training Position with the AOA Post Match Web Service
Osteopathic medical students without a training position match can now search for AOA postdoctoral training programs with the free AOA Post Match Web service. Check this site often, as new programs may be posted later. Students can also find information about training programs at the AOA Match website or AOA Opportunities.