18th Annual SOMA Research Symposium (8/1/2013) 

The 17th Annual National SOMA Research Symposium will take place this fall at the AOA’s 57th Annual Research Conference in Las Vegas, held during the OMED 2013.

 2014 Spring Convention (2/24/2014) 

Take a look at our upcoming conference, including the most up-to-date agenda, and our smartphone app!

 SOMA Constitution and Bylaws (3/4/2014) 

At the Fall Conference, the House of Delegates approved a new Constitution and Bylaws for SOMA, those documents have now been approved for use by the American Osteopathic Association and have been released to the public.

 Now Accepting Student Forum Discussion Issues (7/12/2013) 

The AOA Council of Student Affairs is hosting a meeting with representatives of the SOMA, COSGP, the AOA and AACOM to discuss questions, issues and concerns relating to osteopathic medical students. Contribute a topic of discussion now!

 New Member Scholarship Winners (6/26/2015) 

Congratulations to our New Member Scholarship Winners! Eric Goldwaser- UMDNJ, Meghan Cooper- LECOM-Bradenton, Kaitlin Kamrowski- LECOM Bradenton, Eric Asbe- DMU, Joshua Kropko- LECOM

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Member Benefits

If you're interested in getting involved in the largest Osteopathic Medical Student group in existence, you've come to the right place!

The Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA), is your portal to the greater Osteopathic community and the best way to get your voice heard on issues that affect you and your future career! SOMA has much to offer the ambitious osteopathic medical student. From fantastic discounts and membership benefits to virtually limitless leadership opportunities, allowing you to nurture your leadership skills, build life-long bonds with your colleagues from across the US and leave your mark on the Osteopathic profession!

Before you join, here are a few links to show you what you're in for:

  • Membership Benefits: See all of the discounts that are offered exclusively to SOMA members!
  • Scholarships : View the complete list of scholarships available to SOMA members!
  • Room to Grow! Check out the 14 National Board positions that ALL SOMA members are eligible to apply for each Spring as well as the 11 Board of Trustee positions that all members are eligible to work their way up to! The opportunities are endless!

Now that you see all of the benefits of SOMA membership, Click Here to join today!

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