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Using Digital Advocacy to Influence Policy

April 20, 2016

By Pamela Murphy, MSW, AACOM Vice President of Government Relations

Every day, Members of Congress discuss policies that impact your life. They need to hear from the osteopathic medical education community so that they fully understand the effects of their decisions on your future. But how do you make your voice heard if you are not in Washington? Two words: Digital advocacy.

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How to Support the Future Physician Workforce

April 15, 2016

By Pamela Murphy, MSW, AACOM Vice President of Government Relations

If you could live your life over again, would you do things differently? It’s a question that most of us have asked ourselves at some point in our lives.

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What You Need to Know About the HEA

April 7, 2016

By Pamela Murphy, MSW, AACOM Vice President of Government Relations

Did you know that nearly 65 percent of 2012 graduates who borrowed $50,000 or more were graduate students?

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Resilience in Medical Education

April 6, 2016

By Stephen C. Shannon, DO, MPH, AACOM President and CEO

Medical education has changed dramatically since I began pursuing my DO degree more than 30 years ago as an osteopathic medical student at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. Yet each graduating class tells a familiar story: heavy workloads, late nights with tired eyes, new and lifelong friendships, and a passionate determination to meet the health care challenges facing our nation. That much hasn’t changed.

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