Osteopathic Medical Students and Student Chapters

The Student Association of the ACOFP consists of chapters from all of the colleges of osteopathic medicine. Student Association of the ACOFP membership is open to all osteopathic medical students and offers a variety of benefits while providing opportunities to build a professional network and enhance leadership skills. Explore osteopathic family medicine with your free Student Association of the ACOFP membership.

Sign up for your free student membership:


Contact your Chapter President for chapter membership information and to learn how to become involved at your COM. 

Webinars for Students 

Welcome to Intern Year Q&A Webinar
Get all your questions answered about what to expect when starting your intern year. Hear the personal experiences and words of advice from members of the Resident Council who recently completed their intern year.

Residency Bash Panel

Now that Match Day is almost over, let the good times roll! Join a panel of osteopathic students from both traditional match and couples match to hear about their experiences.

Leadership Training for Chapter Presidents 
The National Student Executive Board presents for all incoming Chapter Presidents and Officers to gain crucial insights on student chapter positions, monthly responsibilities and overall need to know information. 

Considerations When Navigating Residency Application
Dr. Saroj Misra focuses on the challenges that osteopathic students will face as programs move to Single Accreditation, including a scan of the current and future environments for OMS’, strategies for choosing a residency program (based on your needs) and how to navigate one or both matches (for as long as they exist).

The Added Value of Osteopathic Recognition Training
Why match to a residency featuring osteopathic recognition training? Current family medicine residents, program directors and practicing physicians explain why osteopathic recognition training and OPP are important to them, including the added clinical value for patients and long-term career advantages for family physicians.

Student and Chapter Award Recipients

ACOFP is proud of its exceptional student members and their commitment to excellence and upholding osteopathic values. We are happy to recognize our Student Chapter Award winners and Auxiliary Student Award winners for the 2019–2020 academic year.

Please contact students@acofp.org with any questions or requests.