Clubs and Organizations
American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP)
Mission Statement: It is the goal of this organization to provide fellow students with a better understanding of what a career as an osteopathic family physician is like. Through the sponsorship of lectures and other community events, this organization strives to present various aspects of family practice.
National Affiliation: American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
American Medical Association (AMA)
Mission Statement: Encourage and support the participation of osteopathic medical students in the AMA and provide a representation of students' opinions and ideas in organized medicine on a political/national level. Additionally, promote osteopathic education programs that enhance the quality of health care in the community.
American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
Mission Statement: AMSA is the oldest and largest independent association of osteopathic and allopathic physicians-in-training in the United States. 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 your medical training, improving the nation's health, and launching your career as a physician. AMSA is committed to improving the lives of medical students like you, in big ways and small. AMSA also empowers medical students to take action and create change about issues that they care about.
National Affiliation: American Medical Student Association
Student American Academy of Osteopathy (SAAO)
Mission Statement: Foster 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
Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA)
Mission Statement: 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.
Mission Statement: Osteopathic honor and service society interested in the promotion of academic excellence and the advancement of osteopathic medicine with special attention to serving the University, community, and profession.
National Affiliation: Sigma Sigma Phi