SOMA now has a home on the cloud! We are still in a process of transitioning, and we will still be using the membership management and event registration on the old website, but we really want to invite you to visit our new website. Please go to http
10/23 - 10/25/2014
Registration starts 9/11/2014!
The 17th Annual National SOMA Research Symposium will take place this fall at the AOA’s 57th Annual Research Conference in Las Vegas, held during the OMED 2013.
Take a look at our upcoming conference, including the most up-to-date agenda, and our smartphone app!
After months of discussion, the AOA, along with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM), have agreed to a single accreditation system for graduate medic
Congratulations to our newly appointed National Board of Directors for the 2014-2015 year! We look forward to wrapping up a successful convention today, and seeing everyone again in Chicago!
At the Fall Conference, the House of Delegates approved a new Constitution and Bylaws for SOMA, those documents have now been approved for use by the American Osteopathic Association and have been released to the public.
The application process for the 2014-15 SOMA National Board of Directors has been officially opened. In order to make the process as objective and streamlined as possible we've decided to make our application online.
This popular Home Buying and Home Financing session is a favorite among graduating medical students and residents. Click the title above to see more about this webinar!
GL Advisor will be hosting two interactive Webinars specifically for SOMA members, entitled “Student Loan Best Practices for Residency.” Below is the information for the upcoming sessions on Tuesday, February 25th and Wednesday, February 26th.
The Spring Convention will be in Washington, D.C. immediately following D.O. Day. Be sure to register to participate in the House of Delegates meeting, attend exciting workshops, listen to the keynote speaker, and run for a national board position!
The Osteopathic Political Honors Society has opened its membership application process for 2014. The Induction Ceremony will be held on DO Day on Capital Hill 2014, applications are due by January 31, 2014.
The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) and SOMA have partnered again to put on the second annual Primary Care Interprofessional Leadership Institute (PCILI). From February 7 - 9, 2014 for 24 students in Washington, D.C.
The Convention Booklet for SOMA's Fall 2013 meeting is now available for download! Find out when and where all the awesome events will be happening in Vegas!
SOMA President Jonathan Wong said, “Doctors In Training has fantastic products and we wanted to give our members this special offer.” SOMA continually strives to provide the best membership experience and to connect members to additional products.
Join us in lively Las Vegas for SOMA's Annual Fall House of Delegates at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino! Extend your stay to attend the 2013 AOA's Annual OMED!
The AOA and AACOM remain open to continued discussions with the ACGME.
The National Osteopathic Student Caucus (NOSC) is July 17th at 6pm CST. SOMA has uploaded a few files to help prepare you for NOSC. Included is a slide show with more detailed information about NOSC and each of the resolutions.
The AOA Council of Student Affairs is hosting a meeting with representatives of the SOMA, COSGP, the AOA and AACOM to discuss questions, issues and concerns relating to osteopathic medical students. Contribute a topic of discussion now!
SOMA Leaders from across the country will be gathering in Chicago next week to prepare for the coming year in Osteopathic Medicine. Click on this story to find the schedule for this week-long event.
Hear about new state-by-state Affordable Care Act updates, Federal stances on birth control and how to run your chapter's own Voter Registration Drive in this edition of National SOMA Political Affairs Washington Update.
Get ready for CHICAGO! The Summer Convention will take place July 17-21st at the home of the AOA in Chicago, IL. Please read more for the full agenda and details.
Recently, Martin Levine, DO, AOA Past President appeared for a live studio interview on the FOX News channel on Saturday morning on the show "FOX & Friends" discussing the disaster response at the Boston Marathon.
Dr. Deborah Podolin, PhD from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - School of Osteopathic Medicine is the 2013 Northup Educator of the Year. An award reception in her honor will occur on Saturday 9/28 at our Fall convention.
Click here to view the Spring 2013 Convention Agenda! We look forward to seeing you all this week in DC!
Do You Have an Outstanding Teacher on Your Campus? Nominate Him/Her as the Northup Educator of the Year. To nominate an outstanding educator who has made a difference on your campus, please submit a short essay (500 words or less) about your nominee
The Andrew Taylor Still Memorial Scholarship provides a $500 stipend to select third and fourth year osteopathic medical students who utilize OMT in clinical practice. Deadline Feb. 11th!
The International Health Program offers two scholarships yearly. Details regarding each scholarship are provided on the scholarships page.
Find out more on how you can apply for a $2000 SOMA Research Fellowship!
Attached are the SOMA Outreach Updates for October and November. Check out how SOMA has been getting involved!
Apply for the Pre-SOMA DO Day Scholarship by clicking here! Applications are due by December 15th, 2012.
We are happy to announce the BIOMEA 2012 Student Poster Competition Winners! Click here to find out the winners!
Congratulations to our New Member Scholarship Winners! Eric Goldwaser- UMDNJ, Meghan Cooper- LECOM-Bradenton, Kaitlin Kamrowski- LECOM Bradenton, Eric Asbe- DMU, Joshua Kropko- LECOM
Attached you will find the Fall 2012 Resolutions as approved by the House of Delegates at the Fall Convention. Enjoy!
To those of you that attended the H&P workshop in San Diego! Attached is a pdf of the handout that was provided, again I apologize for not having enough for everyone. If you liked the cards that were handed out and are interested in getting some for
Hello SOMA Members!
We are all excited to give you the Fall Convention Book! The book is now posted on the Fall Convention page. We look forward to seeing everyone in San Diego!
Northup Award Nominees!
Thank you to all the chapters that submitted nominations for the 2012 Northup Educator of Year Award!!...
Good morning student leaders,
Although all of you may not be fourth-year students, I wanted to pass along the e-alert that went out from the AOA...
With great pleasure I will like to announce this year's winner of the SOMA Award for Commitment to Diversity in Medical Education....
With great pleasure I would like to announce the winners of the AT Still Memorial Scholarship. There truly were a number of very qualified applicants and you can be very proud to be selected from amongst them...