Clubs and Organizations

American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) — Student Chapter

Through lectures, collaboration with student organizations, and community events about aspects of family practice, the ACOFP provides students with a better understanding of a career as an osteopathic family physician.

National Affiliation: American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians 

American Medical Association (AMA) — Student Chapter

AMA provides a representation of students' opinions and ideas in organized medicine on a political/national level. AMA also promotes osteopathic education programs that enhance the quality of health care in the community.

National Affiliations: American Medical Association and Maine Medical Association

A U N E osteopathic medicine student examine a patient

American Medical Student Association (AMSA)

AMSA is the oldest and largest independent association of osteopathic and allopathic physicians-in-training in the U.S. Today, AMSA is a student-governed national organization committed to representing the concerns of physicians-in-training. AMSA members are medical students, premedical students, interns, residents, and practicing physicians. Founded in 1950, AMSA continues its commitment to improving and enriching medical training, improving the nation's health, and launching your career as a physician. AMSA is committed to improving the lives of medical students and empowers them to take action and create change about issues that they care about.

National Affiliation: American Medical Student Association

Student American Academy of Osteopathy (SAAO)

SAAO fosters an understanding of osteopathic principles, theories, and practices while promoting an understanding of the historical and philosophical foundation on which osteopathic medicine is based.

National Affiliation: Student American Academy of Osteopathy

Four U N E osteopathic medicine students pose with an educational skeleton

Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA)

SOMA is the student branch of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) dedicated to supporting unity within the profession, developing a professional network for students, and educating students about their future profession. SOMA members have the opportunity to participate in leadership training, school-sponsored ceremonies, and professional outreach activities.

National Affiliations: American Osteopathic Association and the Student Osteopathic Medical Association

Sigma Sigma Phi (SSP)

SSP Kappa Chapter is UNE COM's nationally recognized honors and service fraternity. The SSP Kappa Chapter promotes the advancement of osteopathic medicine, supports UNE and local communities through service, improves scholastic standing among UNE COM classmates, and fosters community among fellow classmates, communities, and other SSP chapters across the nation.

National Affiliation: Sigma Sigma Phi