A Message from President Vinn
Dec. 11: Did you miss President Vinn on campus? Check out his message to you below.
SOMA & AMSA Team Up for Leadership Institute
Nov. 6: The Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) and American Medical Student Association (AMSA) are teaming up again this year to present the second annual Primary Care Interprofessional Leadership Institute (PCILI). Applications for students are available until Friday, Dec. 20. From Feb. 7 - 9, 2014, 24 hand-selected students from the allied health care professions will take part in interactive sessions, speakers and an integrative experience in Washington, D.C. that will prepare them to become the future leaders in primary care. Read more.
Changes to ACGME Common Program Requirements
Oct. 23: The ACGME has delayed the implementation date of the revised Common Program Requirements. Although the ACGME Board approved going forward with the Common Program Requirements, there are a few positive changes to note, including the fact that implementation of the new requirements has been delayed by one year until July 2016. Read more.
ACGME Student FAQs Posted
Aug 21: On Aug. 8, the AOA and AACOM hosted a Student Town Hall on the status of graduate medical education. A list of student FAQs based on the discussion at the Town Hall meeting is now available. In addition, the ACGME has updated their proposed revisions to the Common Program Requirements, which create exceptions at the fellowship level for "exceptionally qualified applicants" (Section III.A.2) , but also gives preferred status to international medical graduates who train in ACGME-International accredited training programs. Learn more about the ACGME discussions.