Start your own Pre-SOMA Chapter

Osteopathic medicine is a big family and as a Pre-SOMA Chapter you become a member of our community.  Starting a Pre-SOMA Chapter is easy and is a great way to promote osteopathic medicine on your campus and in your community. 

Here are some benefits to having a chapter on your college campus!

1. Access to the latest info on news in the osteopathic community 2. Access to the Pre-SOMA Liaison List, a list of osteopathic students from DO schools who are interested in helping your chapter by giving you a local link to the osteopathic family. 3. Opportunities to be involved with Pre-SOMA in national leadership positions 4.  Resources and mentorship from national Pre-SOMA to help your chapter grow and stay strong. 5. Networking opportunities with other Pre-SOMA chapters for idea sharing
6. Opportunity to apply for Chapter and Officer of the Year
  How to start a chapter: 1. Gather other students interested in starting a chapter to assemble your executive board 2. Download and review the Pre-SOMA Guide (Link Below) 3. Download and complete the New Chapter Application (Link Below) 4. Contact National Pre-SOMA ( with any questions along the way
Pre-SOMA Guide
(Adobe PDF File)
New Chapter Application
(Adobe PDF File)
Pre-SOMA Brochure
(Microsoft Word Document)
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