Resources for Pre-Medical Students

Pre-SOMA wants you to have as much information as possible, to make the best possible decisions about your future as a doctor. Below are some important links that will help educate you about osteopathic medicine, and how to apply to be an osteopathic medical student. As always, if you need more information, please email us at



Scholarships and Awards

 DO Day on the Hill Scholarship

Are you interested in meeting osteopathic medical physicians and medical students and lobbying on Capitol Hill about issues on healthcare? With this scholarship, you will be able to travel to Washington DC and lobby alongside osteopathic physicians and osteopathic medical students. Please read the application and fill out the application in its entirety.  The application is located below!


Chapter of the Year Award

Do you know of a Pre-SOMA chapter that has done a phenomenal job of providing pre-medical students with information about ostepathic medicine or a chapter that is very active in their community? You can nominate them now! Please fill out the application located below!





The Application Process

AACOM Cover 2017

Now Available!
2017 Osteopathic Medical College Information Book 

An essential resource for students applying to
osteopathic medical college for entering class 2017.  

Get your copy today!







Information for Applicants



AACOMAS 2016-2017 Application


2016-2017 AACOMAS Instructions Manual


2016-2017 College Information Book


Osteopathic Medical College Recruiting Events




What Is Osteopathic Medicine?



About Osteopathic Medicine


A Brief Guide to Osteopathic Medicine, For Students, By Students


Glossary of Osteopathic Terminology


Data and Trends



For Pre-Medical Students in Canada



Canadian Osteopathic Medical Student Assocation



Information for Pre-Health Advisors



Pre-Health Advisor Information Guide



Osteopathic Medicine in the News



The DO Magazine


For more information about our partners, please visit:


Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA):


The American Osteopathic Association (AOA):


The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine:

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Download this file (Pre-SOMAChapteroftheYearApp.doc)Chapter of the Year Application 26 kB
Download this file (Pre-SOMA_D.ODay_Scholarship_Application2017.doc.docx)DO Day Scholarship Application 507 kB