AACOM is very pleased to share with you a copy of today’s Washington Post’s Health & Science section, on the growth of osteopathic medical education and practice in the United States. http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/osteopathic-doctors-may-help-alleviate-a-shortage-of-medical-care-in-rural-areas/2013/03/11/56074f08-752e-11e2-8f84-3e4b513b1a13_story.html
An additional article highlighting the 2015 changes which will recognize both DO and MD programs being accredited equally.
In addition, the Kaiser Health News also has run an article titled, Osteopathic Physicians: An Answer to Rural Health Care Needs? http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Stories/2013/March/11/osteopaths-Answer-To-Rural-Health-Care-Needs.aspx
The 2013 AACOMAS Application Cycle is the seventh consecutive record-breaking application cycle. Your support and encouragement of your students is greatly appreciated.