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A Free AOA Membership!

All osteopathic medical students have free American Osteopathic Association (AOA) membership. With that you receive access to all of the member benefits and discounts! View them here. 
You'll also find specific information for students at www.osteopathic.org/students to help you transition into postdoctoral training and beyond.


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GL Advisor

GL Advisor is a full-scale financial advisory firm that specializes in providing customized educational debt management service to medical students, recent graduates and physicians in training who have accumulated a significant amount of student loan debt while attending medical school. Serving as a much needed advocate, GL Advisor helps lower the total cost of debt and obtain payment relief by integrating appropriate federal repayment programs with a comprehensive financial plan.

This year, GL Advisor launched an enhanced fee schedule that aims to pass on more savings to physician clients. As an affiliate of SOMA, each member is offered the following account privileges:

  • Reduced service fee for members who will sign up during their residency/fellowship training
  • Renewal fee of $0 for every year thereafter, until after 1 year upon completion of said training
  • And an additional one-time $25 discount for members who will sign up within the remainder of 2013

GL Advisor works in behalf of clients to save them time so they can focus on their careers. Each SOMA member who decides to retain their financial advisory services can expect to receive the following benefits as a GL Advisor client :

  • A personalized financial plan accessed via a web-based dashboard
  • Support from a dedicated team of Financial Advisors
  • Management of forms completion and communication with lenders and servicers
  • Investment advice as well as other financial guidance in matters such as retirement planning, disability and life insurance, credit card debt and home purchase planning
  • Student loan management services offered for one (1) extra year after completion of residency/fellowship training

To get started, sign up at www.gladvisor.com and receive a complimentary personalized student loan assessment and consultation that estimates monthly payments and savings opportunities from federal forgiveness programs like Income-Based Repayment, Pay As You Earn and Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

Or learn more through these channels:

            Speak with a Financial Advisor at 877.552.9907

            Schedule a call consultation from Monday-Thursday 8am–8pm and Friday 8am–5:30pm

GL Advisor is a division of Graduate Leverage, LLC. GL Advisor does not offer all services to residents of North Dakota at this time. *Insurance services are provided by Graduate Leverage Insurance Services, LLC and investment-related services are provided by Graduate Leverage Investment Services, LLC.


Physician Loans

Physicians Loans

We are proud to have PhysicianLoans in partnership with SOMA as the Preferred Provider of Home Financing. It offers graduating medical students great rates, up to 100% financing, no PMI, special consideration of student loans, easy qualification with high debt-to-income ratios, and the opportunity to close up to 60 days before starting residency. Please visit their website below for more information or call them at 877-913-6286.

http://www.physicianloans.com/


COMQUEST

Promotion code required - Log into your studentdo.com account, and select the tab "Member Portal" then "Promo Codes"

COMQUEST was founded by a group of osteopathic physicians who recognized that a first-rate resource for the COMLEX was not available. The foundation of COMQUEST is centered around one goal: provide the most up-to-date and essential information to prepare future osteopathic physicians for the COMLEX exam. COMQUEST is committed to your success and has created a question bank that ensures success. They currently provide over 1,000 high-yield questions divided into 14 sub-categories including OMT, Medical Jurisprudence and Ethics. SOMA members receive a 10% discount on all subscription lengths for the COMLEX Level 1, COMLEX Level 2-CE and Level 3 question banks.

http://www.comquestmed.com/


COMBANK

Promotion code required - Log into your studentdo.com account, select "Member Protal" and then "Promotion Codes."

COMBANK offers the first-ever test simulator, specifically designed to prepare osteopathic medical students and residents for the COMLEX Level 2-CE and Level 3 examinations. The program offers a performance analysis and provides detailed question explanations. They offer an exceptional bank of questions that mirror the exact question types and formats seen each year on the COMLEX examinations. SOMA members receive a 15% discount in all subscriptions and services.

http://www.combankmed.com/


Boards Boot Camp

Boards Boot Camp

Boards Boot Camp is the ultimate boards prep program by DOs for DOs! – each and every Boards Boot Camp program is designed for and offered exclusively to osteopathic medical students and residents studying for COMLEX Levels 1, 2 and 3, as well as USMLE Step 1. Every Boards Boot Camp program is all- inclusive, supplying you with everything you need for successful boards prep! Boards Boot Camp now offers SOMA members a terrific $250 discount off of any Boards Boot Camp Ultra Program.

http://www.boardsbootcamp.com


First AID For COMLEX

First AID For The COMLEX - Second Edition Link

A 10% discount with McGraw-Hill for their First Aid for the COMLEX Second Edition text has been established by SOMA. The only step-by-step guide written by OMT fellows who aced the boards, this comprehensive resource offers a complete database of high-yield facts covering the latest board-tested OMM techniques and osteopathic considerations for each core clerkship; end-of-chapter questions and answers that reinforce topic mastery; and crystal-clear illustrations that clarify OMM concepts and anatomy. Please follow the link below to receive the SOMA discount.

First AID For the COMLEX


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Atlas of Anatomy

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This Atlas of Anatomy contains everything you need to successfully tackle the daunting challenges of anatomy. Complete with exquisite, full-color illustrations by award-winning artists Markus Voll and Karl Wesker, the atlas is organized to lead you step-by-step through each region of the body. Each region opens with the foundational skeletal framework. The subsequent chapters build upon this foundation, adding the muscles, then organs, then vessels, then nerves, and finally presenting topographic anatomy for a comprehensive view. Each unit closes with surface anatomy accompanied by questions that ask the reader to apply knowledge learned for the real-life physical examination of patients. SOMA members receive 35% off! Simply click on the link below and enter the code found on our Member Benefits page!

Atlas Of Anatomy Link


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Anatomy Flash Cards

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This handy set of flash cards helps you perfect your understanding of anatomy. Featuring the exquisite illustrations from Atlas of Anatomy, these flash cards are a valuable tool for studying, memorizing, and reviewing the most important concepts in human anatomy. Each card features a full-color illustration with key structures labeled numerically. The reverse side of the card lists the labels. SOMA members receive 35% off! Simply click on the link below and enter the code found on our Member Benefits page!
Anatomy Flash Cards Link


International Service Learning (ISL)

ISL seeks to enhance understanding and increase cultural awareness through service experience, while providing health care and other sustainable services in developing communities. ISL provides programs for both osteopathic and pre-osteopathic students. These opportunities are experiential, focusing on bringing alternative medicinal principles to developing communities globally. For more information, visit our website: http://www.islonline.org/osteo/.


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GEICO Car Insurance

Contact GEICO today to receive discounted car insurance at (800) 368-2734. You can also visit their website http://www.geico.com/. Just mention you are a SOMA member to receive your discount!



At this time, Tennessee, Michigan, and Mississippi currently do not offer this discount.


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SOMA Health Insurance / Group Term Life Insurance

There are two medical plans with an optional dental and vision program to choose from. This is a group plan, which guarantees coverage for all members (no one can be denied). There is also a group term life insurance policy now available. These are a great selling point for many Chapters' membership recruitment efforts and this health insurance plan provides royalties to each SOMA Chapter. Contact (800) 349-1039 to enroll today!


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Family Practice Notebook Handheld Version - Pocket PC

Family Practice Notebook information is derived from a "peripheral brain" collection of medical notes covering common problems seen in Family Practice. The text is divided over 4026 topics within 597 chapters and 31 subspecialty books. Use Coupon Number: FPN-YKWU-STU. Regular Price $49.95 - SOMA Price $24.95


SOMA Bookstore

This bookstore provides a discount on textbooks and reference books for SOMA members.


Kaplan Medical

Kaplan Medical

Save 10% on 1-month or Until Your Test access (12 months) to Kaplan’s feature-rich Qbank Q new High Yield on-demand online lecture course for the COMLEX and USMLE.
To enroll, click here or call 1-800-KAP-TEST. 

SOMA Members should log in to your studentdo.com account, go to "Member Portal" and then "Promotion Codes" for the discount code. 


Doctors In Training

Doctors In Training is a leading provider of high-yield medical education products helping medical students at all levels
become better physicians. Doctors In Training has helped thousands of medical students from over 300 medical schools
around the world with board review preparation by providing online video review courses for the most critical exams in
a future doctor’s career, including USMLE Step 1, USMLE Step 2 CK, COMLEX Level 1 COMLEX Level 2, and OMM.
Additionally, we provide supplemental medical education products through our Solid Series for Pharmacology, Anatomy, Internal
Medicine, OBGYN, and more.
Doctors In Training: Structured. Focused. Awesome.

SOMA Members should log in to your studentdo.com account, go to "Member Portal" and then "Promotion Codes" for the discount code.


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Becker Professional Education

Becker Professional Education offers comprehensive preparation courses for the USMLE
and COMLEX USA licensing exams. Our live review courses are taught by experienced
faculty and experts, feature in-depth classroom instruction, access to QBanks, NBME exams,
and daily question and answer sessions. Our distance learning products provide the best
of both worlds, combining the student experience of our live programs with the flexibility
and portability of studying on your own. SOMA members receive a 10% savings toward
our Live and Retreat programs, Live/Online courses and Integrated Cases products.

SOMA Members should log in to your studentdo.com account, go to "Member Portal" and then "Promotion Codes" for the discount code.

Last Updated May 2014
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