NYCOM 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/
Our Chapter: Lunch lecture topics include Lab Results Interpretation, the Business Side of Medicine, Integrating OMT into Daily Practice and many more. SOAP Note workshop and other co-sponsorships. DKMS Bone Marrow Donor Registry Drive, Make-a-Wish Foundation Backpack Drive and bake sale, the Ronald McDonald House and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk and bake sale.
Dues: Free for all four years
President- Christopher Flynn firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President- Christopher Ahern email@example.com
Secretary- Miles Hang firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer- Rachel D’Angelo email@example.com
Advisor- Dr. Nancy Bono firstname.lastname@example.org
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 NYCOM students to assist them in coping with the stresses of medical school. Counseling services are available through the NYCOM Academic Health Care Center and the NYIT Counseling and Wellness Center. A. NYCOM’s Academic Health Care Center provides mental health counseling services. Students can schedule [...]