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Single Accreditation System Update
On February 26, 2014 the AOA, ACGME, and AACOM announced they have agreed to a single accreditation system for graduate medical education programs in the United States. AODME is gathering information and providing updates as they become available. Read More.
AODME Leadership Program
Applications are now being accepted for the AODME Leadership Program, a year-long intensive educational leadership development certificate program administered through AODME. It is open and free to 10 new DMEs (those with less than 2 years in the position) and incoming DMEs. The program serves as a foundation for professional development and provides an introduction to other established programs in the profession. Read more

AODME is seeking nominations for its 2014 Recognition Awards. Read more to learn about each award and download nomination forms.
ACGME Pushes New Common Program Requirements Implementation to July 2016
Council on Graduate Medical Education Publishes Twenty-First Report (August 2013)
CMS Releases Final IPPS Rule for FY 2014
CMS Announces Newest Round of Closed Teaching Hospital Redistributions
ACGME Update: No Agreement in Talks Towards a Unified System
AOA Dep't of Education Newsletter June 2013
AODME Newsline June 2013
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Strategic Plan

AODME's strategic plan “Moving Clinical Osteopathic Medical Education into the Future” centers around 4 key objectives:

  • Enhancing Communication
  • Expanding Educational Programs
  • Developing Educational Leaders and Support Personnel
  • Increasing Clinical Osteopathic Medical Education
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