On Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, officers from the A.T. Still University-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine Rotaract Club presented a check for $1,000 to the Rotary Club of Kirksville to be used for Rotary Park improvements. The check represented the proceeds earned from the 4th Annual Plastic Pumpkin Klassic disc golf tournament held on Oct. 12, 2013 in Rotary Park. There were about 50 participants at the event, 20 of whom competed in the tournament.
A.T. Still University (ATSU) in Mesa, Ariz., and the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University (MWU) in Glendale, Ariz., are each hosting events for potential students thinking about a career in osteopathic medicine. Each Pre-Student Osteopathic Medical Association (Pre-SOMA) reception will feature a tour, conference and opportunity for interested pre-doctoral students to find out information about the respective schools as well as other Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine. The events are collaboratively sponsored by ATSU, MWU, the Student Osteopathic Medical Association and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine.
A.T. Still University’s School of Osteopathic Medicine, Mesa, Ariz.
Join us Friday night, March 7, 2014 from 5-7 p.m. at A.T. Still University’s School of Osteopathic Medicine in Mesa, Ariz., for an evening reception with current medical school students, admissions officers, an address from the medical school dean, a guided tour this of innovative campus, and the opportunity to mingle with admissions officers from other Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine! Plus, engage with current DO students, learn about life as a medical student and what it takes to be a successful applicant to be admitted.
Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University, Glendale, Ariz.
On Saturday, March 8, 2014 beginning at 8:00 a.m., the Pre-SOMA Medical Conference continues on the campus of the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University in Glendale, Ariz. A light breakfast will be served, and students will have the opportunity to mingle with admissions officers from many of the Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine throughout the event.
Presentations, speakers, classes, admissions and student panels, tours and more will be featured during the course of the day, which will run from approximately 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Lunch will be catered by Pork on a Fork BBQ, so come hungry! Registration for the conference includes a light breakfast and BBQ lunch (vegetarian option available) and full access throughout the event!
Please direct questions to Otto Shill, president of the Student Osteopathic Medical Association at email@example.com.
For more information and to register for the conference at either campus, visit the REGISTRATION page.
Students on the Missouri campus had the opportunity to take part in a movie and pizza night on Jan 16, 2014. Rolling, a diversity film by Gretchen Berland, MD, a physician and documentary film maker, was featured. The film explores societal perceptions of disability.
Movie night was supported by a grant from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation. It was sponsored by the Diversity Enrichment Team – Missouri Campus.
A.T. Still University’ Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU-ASDOH) D4 students are in need of patients for upcoming licensure exams. The students are looking for specific types of cavities and patients requiring ‘deep cleaning’ that will be performed by the students and graded by licensure officials.
The exam takes place on Sat., March 15 at the ATSU-ASDOH dental clinic, and time slots will assigned closer to that date. Treatment for the licensure exam is free for patients!
There are also ‘mock’ exams taking place on Thurs., Jan. 30 and Thurs., March 6 at 8 a.m.
If you are interested in setting up a screening exam and x-rays please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 402.440.1369.
The Winnerfest Multi-Sports Tournament was held January 10-11, 2013 at the Thompson Campus Center on the Missouri campus. The event was a fundraiser for Emily Ryan-Michailidis, OMS II, who was injured during a Founder’s Day powderpuff football practice, and also The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri.
The first night featured family fun activities including kids games, mini sports competitions, and a hot dog eating contest. The tournament continued the next day with racquetball, dodgeball, soccer, basketball, and volleyball.
Winnerfest was sponsored by the Biomedical Sciences Club and Sports Medicine Club.