NYITCOM Student Chapter
American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians – ACOFP
Mission: The American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians was founded in 1950 and currently represents 20,000 students and DO’s specializing in Family Medicine and OMT. It provides a nationwide network for osteopathic medical students to connect with attending physicians, residents and other students; allowing them many individual growth opportunities. The ACOFP continues to ensure the excellence of osteopathic family medicine through leadership, advocacy, and education.
National Organization: http://www.acofp.org/
- Lunch lecture topics include:
- Tips & Tricks to Pass First Year
- Important Topics in Geriatrics
- The Residency Match Process
- And many more
- Splinting and Ingrown Nail Removal Workshops and other co-sponsorships.
- Working with national organizations such as DOCARE to raise funds for their causes.
- Working with nursing homes and equestrian volunteer groups to contribute to the community and gain TOUCH points.
Dues: Free for all four years
President- Jaskiran Ghuman, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President- Goretti Chiang, email@example.com
Secretary- Christopher Durkin, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer- Mary Harrison, email@example.com
Adviser- Dr. Nancy Bono, firstname.lastname@example.org
Official Minutes Record A special joint workshop between the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) and the Disaster Relief Partnership Group (DRPG) was held on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, at 12:00 p.m., at the Williams Auditorium at NYITCOM, the President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, and Chief Media Officer being present. Dr Mancini of the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine department led a workshop […]
The first general meeting of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) was held on Thursday, September 5, 2013, at 12:00 p.m., at the Riland Auditorium at NYITCOM, the President and Vice President being present. A presentation on how to survive the first year of medical school was given by the President and Vice President. This was followed […]
ACOFP had its third general meeting on November 17. Dr. Daniel VanArsdale came all the way from Southampton to speak about the business side of medicine. He gave an exceptional talk about primary care and how to become a successful physician. Additionally, ACOFP held reelections for our 1st year representative. We would like to welcome […]
SAAO (co-sponsored with ACOFP) held the first OMM Mock Practical for the first year students on the evening of September 14, 2011. The purpose of this event was to provide a means for first year medical students at NYCOM to prepare for the official OMM practical exam, without running into any surprises on exam day. […]
Make a Difference, Get Involved! The SGA Activities Fair is a great way for students to learn more about the active organizations present on the NYCOM campus. Each organization will have its own table where students can sign up to become members or inquire about organization activities that take place throughout the year. The Activities […]
Confidential mental health and professional counseling is available to all NYITCOM students to assist them in coping with the stresses of medical school. Counseling services are available through the NYITCOM Academic Health Care Center and the NYIT Counseling and Wellness Center. A. NYITCOM’s Academic Health Care Center provides mental health counseling services. Students can schedule […]