The Student Association of the ACOFP consists of chapters from all of the colleges of osteopathic medicine (COM). All osteopathic medical students can enjoy complimentary membership, which offers a variety of benefits while providing opportunities to build a professional network and enhance leadership skills.

Learn how to become involved at your COM by contacting your chapter president


Student and Chapter Award Recipients

ACOFP is proud of its exceptional student members and their commitment to excellence and upholding osteopathic values. Congratulations to our student chapter award winners and Auxiliary to the ACOFP student award winners for the 2020–21 academic year! 


Webinars and Podcasts for Students 

Oh, the Places You'll Go Webinar
Do you have any questions about family medicine residency programs? Join the members of the Resident Council in a fun presentation based off Dr. Seuss’ book and hear about their journey as an osteopathic family medicine resident, challenges they have faced and the importance of seizing new opportunities, keeping an open mind and trying new things. Hear their stories on selecting a program, discussing sub-internships, ranking programs, match process and work-life balance, among others. 

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.