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IOM Names First Anniversary Fellow in Osteopathic Medicine  Read Press Release

Uptick in U.S. Osteopathic Medical College Enrollment Could Help Fill Expected Primary Care Physician Shortage  Read more

AACOM Hosts Department of Veterans Affairs for Informational Briefing on GME Expansion
AACOM hosted a discussion on GME expansion featuring officials from the Veterans Health Administration's Office of Academic Affiliations. Read more

Join AACOM at AOA's OMED 2014 Conference
The AOA's annual OMED Conference will be held Oct. 25-29 in Seattle, WA. Learn about the conference.
View the program to find out about AACOM events at OMED. 

Annual Conference Call for Abstracts Now Open!
AACOM and AODME invite you to submit abstracts, meeting requests, and volunteer requests for the Joint AACOM & AODME 2015 Annual Conference.  More Information

Press Release on AACOM/AOA GME Hill Briefing
Press release on the AACOM and AOA jointly-sponsored briefing to discuss the current and future state of GME, held September 17 on Capitol Hill. Read release.

Statement on Newly Released IOM Report
AACOM President and CEO Stephen C. Shannon, DO, MPH, issues statement on the July 29 release of the new report by the IOM Committee on the Governance and Financing of Graduate Medical Education.
Read statement

AOA House of Delegates Votes in Favor of Single Accreditation System for GME

On July 19, the AOA House of Delegates voted to support the AOA Board of Trustees decision to pursue a single accreditation system for GME.

Read AACOM Press Release

Read More About the Single Accreditation System for GME

 "Recruiting and Maintaining U.S. Clinical Training Sites: Joint Report of the 2013 Multi-Discipline Clerkship/Clinical Training Site Survey." Co-authored by AACOM and three other health professions associations, this report outlines common issues related to the shortages within clinical training sites and provides strategies to address them.

AACOM announces new, four-year Strategic Plan.
View highlights and priority initiatives. For a more in-depth look at the development process, mission, and goals behind AACOM's 2014-2018 Strategic Framework, read Dr. Shannon's column, "AACOM's New Strategic Framework: A Roadmap for the Future." (From the April/May 2014 Inside OME.)

National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators Names 2014 Fellows

New, Single Accreditation System for GME: Recognizing the
Accomplishment and the Need to Synthesize and Secure

Dr. Shannon discusses the recent AOA House of Delegates vote and the future of GME accreditation. (from the July/August issue of Inside OME).

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