Introduction to Osteopathic Medicine for Pre-Med Advisors and Pre-Med Students

The Foundation is proud to present a full day of presentations and discussions on osteopathic medicine and why it might be the best choice for students looking for a career in medicine. The content of this workshop is developed for pre-med students at the university / college level and pre-med advisors at the university / college and high school level.

This workshop is part of our Northwest Wellness Conference being held on March 5, 2016 on the campus of Western University / College of Osteopathic Medicine Pacific-Northwest in Lebanon, OR. The seminar fee is $15 for those that register on line and $25 at the door. The fee covers breakfast, the opening presentation, “What Makes Medicine Osteopathic?” and lunch. Registration, breakfast, and exhibits begin at 8:00 am and concludes at 5:00 pm. Registration is now open for this seminar.

This workshop is being coordinated by John T. Pham, DO, Vice Chair and Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at Western University / College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific-Northwest.

Work Outline

8:00 – Registration
9:00 – Breakfast and Keynote Address “What Makes Medicine Osteopathic”
10:00 – Introductions / Ladder to Success as a Physician; John Pham, DO
10:20  – Introduction to Osteopathic Medicine; Jay Anderson, OMS II, COMP – Northwest
11:00 – AACOM Nuts and Bolts of the Application Process, Stephanie Wurth, Director of Application Services, Recruitment & Student Affairs
11:30 – Effective Personal Statements, Jeannie Davis, Director of Admissions, COMP-NW
12:00 – Lunch and Networking
1:00 – Mock Medical School Interviews
2:00 – Medical Schools Curriculum and Panel on Student Life
3:00 – Clinical Skills Demonstrations

Tours of the COMP-NW campus will be available for participants in this workshop.

Representatives from the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) and several osteopathic medical schools will be on hand to answer questions and give students and advisors information on their programs.

The Northwest Wellness Conference is a one-day opportunity for physicians, hospitals, medical schools, and the general public to come to and explore how we Advance Wellness through the Osteopathic Approach. During the day there will be seven concurrent workshops on a wide variety of topics.

The Northwest Wellness Conference is not only educational, but the proceeds from the event supports our scholarship program.You can get information on all aspects of the conference here.

Please contact Foundation Executive Director David Tate @ 503-222-7161 or for additional information.

Hotel reservations can be made by contacting the Best Western Boulder Falls Inn in Lebanon, OR at 541-451-1000 // 1-844-434-3400

Use the “Join Our Email List” link on the right side of this page to get updated information on this seminar, then select “Founders and Wellness Conference.”

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