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Postdoctoral trainees: Receive a free trip to OMED 2018 in San Diego

Scholarships are available to send 10 DO postdoctoral trainees to OMED 2018. Apply by June 30.

This year, the AOA’s Bureau of Emerging Leaders (BEL) will provide scholarships to 10 osteopathic postdoctoral trainees to attend OMED 2018 in San Diego. Recipients will receive complimentary OMED registration and two hotel nights as well as a travel stipend that covers the cost of economy airfare up to $545.

Who can apply?

DO postdoctoral trainees who meet the following criteria:

  • Enrollment in an AOA or ACGME-approved postdoctoral training program (DOs who will be starting residency programs this July are also eligible for the scholarship)
  • First-time OMED attendee
  • Current AOA membership

The application deadline is June 30.

OMED 2018 is Oct. 5-9. Applicants should write an essay of 500 words or less describing how attending OMED will help them engage with the profession. Winners will be selected by the BEL and announced via email on July 15. Don’t miss your chance at this opportunity! Apply now.

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