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 ACOFP chapter


Student Awards
Marie Wiseman Outstanding Osteopathic Student of the Year Award
This award recognizes an osteopathic medical student who demonstrates strong philanthropic and community service. This annual award provides one osteopathic medical student with $5,000 to help defray medical school and/or personal expenses, and affirms the recipient's activities and outstanding community service within the osteopathic family medical association. Complete the application by Jan 15.

Emerging Osteopathic Student Leader Awards
These $2,500 awards recognizes up to three qualified emerging osteopathic student leaders in family medicine and ACOFP. These awards are intended to assist the students in defraying their medical school and/or personal expenses and to affirm the recipients’ interest in association leadership. Complete the application by Jan 15.

Student Resources in the ACOFP eLearning Center

The eLearning Center provides free, easy-to-access on demand content such as webinars, podcasts, and chapter leadership training. Find courses on: Financial Planning, Leadership Training, OMT, Practice Training, Public Health, Residency, and Wellness. Student Edition Podcast Channel

Check out the Student Edition podcast channel where medical students can learn why family medicine could be the right fit and how to pursue career opportunities within the family medicine specialty.Listeners will hear how recent residents matched into their residency programs, how new physicians pursued fellowships in sub-specialties, how experienced DOs apply OMT in their practices and much more.

Choose the Right Family Medicine Residency Program
The ACOFP Resident Council is a group of family medicine resident leaders that are available to offer guidance and advice for your preparation and transition from medical school to residency. The Resident Council is your resource for navigating the process of selecting a residency program, what to look for, learn the current virtual interview tips, which questions to ask and how to best communicate afterwards.

30 for 30: The Best of OMT Videos

Check out 30 of the top OMT procedure videos from ACOFP’s OMTotal in 30 minutes. Visit the eLearning Center Student Resources for more OMT videos,