ACOFP Osteopathic Student Members

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.


Submit Your Nomination for the 2020-2021 Elections for
the National Student Executive Board of the Student Association of the ACOFP

The elections for the 2020-2021 National Student Executive Board (NSEB) will be online due to the cancellation of ACOFP’20. Please see the new modified election process and timeline to accommodate the online format. 

The NSEB consists of the President, Vice-President, Secretary and Parliamentarian. Each board member also serves as a board liaison to student committees and chapters, submitting monthly content to the student newsletter and planning convention and online programming. Criteria and additional information can be found in the Constitution and Bylaws.

All students wishing to run for a national officer position may nominate themselves for one position by submitting their Curriculum Vitae, photo, video and letter of intent for the desired position to ACOFP by midnight Central Time on Sunday, March 29, 2020. All speeches must be a digital video with the length of 3 minutes and include a 10-second full-screen “title screen” that includes the following information: student name, year in school, school name, city and state.

Please send an email stating your intent with completed information to Tina Burk at

Candidates for the NSEB will have their information and video speeches posted for the current Student Chapter Presidents to submit their online votes. Voting will be open Tuesday, March 31 – Thursday, April 2, 2020. The new National Student Executive Board will be announced on Friday, April 3, 2020. The joint NSEB orientation will be held on Monday, April 6, 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact Tina Burk at or any member of the 2019-2020 National Student Executive Board.


Student Webcasts 

Chapter Leadership Training for Chapter Officers

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.

Residency Match Bash Panel
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.

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