AACOM’s Inside OME – June 2011


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June 2011 Vol. 5, No. 6

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Campus Roundup

http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/Campus.aspx KCUMB-COM Faculty Featured on Kansas City Radio

LECOM http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/Campus.aspx#2 ‘s Operational Impact on U.S. Economy Nearly $230 Million

LMU-DCOM Students Host Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/Campus.aspx#3

MSU Director Receives Outreach Award for Work on Epilepsy in Zambia http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/Campus.aspx#4

PCOM Student Receives Schweitzer Fellows Award for Outstanding Community Service http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/Campus.aspx#5

SAMOPS Hosts Third Annual Military Symposium at RVUCOM http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/Campus.aspx#6

VCOM Students and Faculty Provide Relief to Tornado Victims http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/Campus.aspx#7

WesternU Receives National Recognition for Community Service http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/Campus.aspx#8

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Council News and Updates

Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents (COSGP) http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/council.aspx

Upcoming Meetings

Council of Student Financial Aid Administrators (CSFAA) http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/council.aspx#2

Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents (COSGP) http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/council.aspx#3

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Grants and Scholarships

NHSC Scholarship Program Application Now Open http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

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Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Upcoming Recruitment Events http://www.aacom.org/events/calendar/Pages/recruitingevents.aspx

Upcoming Hospital Day Events http://www.aacom.org/events/calendar/Pages/HospitalDayEvents.aspx

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Description: IPEC members pose for a group photo at the National Press Club.

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From the President Stephen C. Shannon, DO, MPH

Description: Dr. Shannon http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/president.aspx Osteopathic Medicine: A Growing Profession

Dr. Shannon congratulates newly graduated DOs, and discusses the growth of osteopathic medical education and how it will help mitigate physician shortages. http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/president.aspx Read more

News and Events

http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/IPEC.aspx Two New Reports Focus on Interprofessional Education Four domains of core competencies were proposed by an expert panel appointed by six health professions associations, and action strategies to implement them also were released. http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/IPEC.aspx Read more

http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/Application.aspx 2012 AACOMAS Application Now Open The centralized application service for the nation’s osteopathic medical schools is accepting applications for fall 2012. http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/Application.aspx Read more

https://netforum.avectra.com/eweb/Shopping/Shopping.aspx?Cart=0&Site=AACOM Explore the College Information Book

http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/blueribbon.aspx Blue Ribbon Commission Meets The joint AACOM-AOA Commission was formed to identify unique opportunities for the osteopathic profession to offer leadership in medical education to improve the health of the U.S. population. http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/blueribbon.aspx Read more

http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/Mini-Grant.aspx AACOM Announces 2011 Mini-Grant Awardees and New Funding The Osteopathic Heritage Foundation recently announced it will provide $150,000 for AACOM’s research grants program over the next three years. http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/Mini-Grant.aspx Read more

http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/Commencement.aspx COMs Celebrate Commencement Nearly 4,200 osteopathic students graduated, and three COMs held their inaugural commencements. http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/Commencement.aspx Read more

http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/Pikeville.aspx Pikeville College to Become University of Pikeville With the addition of a Master of Business Administration program, the school will change its name, effective July 1, 2011. http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/Pikeville.aspx Read more

http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/Leadership.aspx Leadership Update UNE names Dora Anne Mills, MD, MPH, new VP for Clinical Affairs. http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/Leadership.aspx Read more

http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/Call.aspx Joint Call for Papers on Integrating Primary Care and Public Health Submissions coauthored by professionals in primary care and public health fields are encouraged. Manuscripts are due on August 1, 2011. http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/Call.aspx Read more

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Federal Updates

http://www.aacom.org/advocacy/topics/Pages/PublicPolicyAgenda.aspx AACOM Announces Public Policy Agenda for 112th Congress

http://capwiz.com/aacom/issues/alert/?alertid=49803536&queueid=%5bcapwiz:qu eue_id%5d> AACOM Updates COMs on State Authorization Regulation

http://capwiz.com/aacom/issues/alert/?alertid=48871501&queueid=%5bcapwiz:qu eue_id%5d> AACOM Urges Action on Retaining In-School Interest Subsidy

http://www.aacom.org/advocacy/topics/testimony/Documents/052511_HR1216.pdf AACOM Sends Letter to House Opposing HR 1216

http://www.aacom.org/advocacy/topics/testimony/Documents/Letter-Fed-HIT-Mos tashari-AOA-AACOM-050511.pdf> AACOM Submits Joint Comments with AOA on HIT

http://www.aacom.org/advocacy/topics/Pages/other.aspx AACOM GR Staff Participates in President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition Meeting

http://www.aacom.org/advocacy/topics/testimony/Documents/Testimony_Senate%2 0LHHS_%20FY12%2005-20-11.pdf> AACOM Submits Testimony to Senate on HHS FY12 Appropriations

http://capwiz.com/aacom/issues/alert/?alertid=45969501&queueid=%5bcapwiz:qu eue_id%5d> NHSC Scholarship Program Applications Now Open

http://www.aacom.org/advocacy/Pages/default.aspx Additional Federal Updates

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New!

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https://netforum.avectra.com/eweb/Shopping/Shopping.aspx?Cart=0&Site=AACOM 2012 Osteopathic Medical College Information Book

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AACOM Job Connection

The AACOM Job Connection is the place to go to fill new academic, administrative and executive position vacancies for the next 2011-2012 academic year.

Learn More about the http://www.aacom.org/resources/ome/2011-06/Pages/jobconnection.aspx Job Connection

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