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National Osteopathic Medicine (NOM) Week is April 18-24, 2021. This annual observance brings together our profession—now more than 151,000 strong—to unite in the pursuit of a common goal: celebrating and raising awareness of osteopathic medicine in communities across the nation.
The American Osteopathic Association recently announced the launch of a new Strategic Plan, which will guide the organization’s work in service of its members and the osteopathic profession during the next five years. The culmination of a nine-month planning process informed through virtual focus groups and membership survey findings, the new Strategic Plan sets the … Read More
This year’s Match cycle was unlike any other, with students navigating the pandemic, virtual interviews and limits on audition rotations throughout the process. It’s currently unclear how much COVID-19 will impact next year’s residency application cycle. However, it’s certainly possible that incoming OMS IVs will encounter some of these same issues.
This letter offers the undersigned osteopathic specialty and state organizations, and the more than 151,000 osteopathic physicians and medical students they represent, as a resource in President Biden’s efforts to implement the National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness. A copy of the letter is below: March 1, 2021 Joseph R. Biden, Jr. … Read More
The AOA is proud to partner with Mediaplanet for its Osteopathic Medicine campaign. The campaign includes features on osteopathic physician leaders who are making a distinct impact on the future of medicine, including the first Black woman to be dean of a U.S. medical school, Barbara Ross-Lee, DO, the chief health and medical officer of … Read More
CHICAGO—March 19, 2021—Today, 6,327 osteopathic medical students and 270 past DO graduates matched into postgraduate year 1 (PGY1) residency positions through the 2021 National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Match. That is a net increase of 359 DO students from the prior year. Of the expanded applicant pool, a total of 89.1% of the 7,101 (a … Read More
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