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Student Association of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians

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Our Mission

The Student Association of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians is a club intended to encourage educational opportunities for osteopathic medical students while promoting a general understanding of the scope of services provided by family physicians and maintaining high moral standards within the practice of osteopathic medicine.

Officers, 2021-2022

President

Courtney Hackney

Vice President

Claire Griffiths

Treasurer

Jon Burton

Secretary

Deborah Hong

Community Chair               

Nick Ehrenborg

Oncology Chair

Grant Chudik

Advisor

Paige Gutheil, D.O.

No Dues

Services Provided

This organization provides osteopathic medical students with service opportunities and community engagement through events that include (but are not limited to) volunteering at the Riverside Food is Health Pantry. A philanthropic event the club funds each year is the Dublin Gala, alongside the SAAO club, where generated profits are used to fund student conference travel expenses and educational opportunities throughout the year. In addition, a portion of the proceeds is donated to an organization in the community. Fundraising nights at local restaurants are also held, where a portion of each purchase is donated to an organization in the community. Past organizations donated to have included The Gladden House and the Dublin Food Pantry.

Tentative Schedule for 2021-2022

 As mentioned above, the largest event the Student Association of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians Club puts on each year is the annual gala, alongside SAAO. The event includes a silent auction. Aside from this, the club intends to put on educational workshops for students that include (but are not limited to) ultrasound labs, blood draw labs, clinical shadowing opportunities, OMT labs and more. Lectures will also be held throughout the year on various aspects of the scope of services rendered by family physicians, as well as the promotion of relationships between students and the residency programs in family medicine departments.