OMED opps for docs Receive funding to attend OMED 2019 via a scholarship for postdoctoral trainees Ten scholarships will cover recipients’ travel, lodging and registration for OMED 2019 in Baltimore. Apply by March 4. Jan. 17, 2019Thursday AOA Staff Contact AOA Staff Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Topics OMEDresidentsscholarships In an effort to promote more engagement opportunities within the osteopathic profession and to help new physicians connect with fellow industry leaders, the AOA’s Bureau of Emerging Leaders is offering 10 OMED scholarships for postdoctoral trainees. Scholarships will covers travel, a hotel room and OMED registration. OMED 2019 will take place in Baltimore October 25-28. Applicants must apply by March 4, 2019, and meet the following criteria for consideration: Enrolled in an AOA- or ACGME-approved postdoctoral training program (Those who will be starting residency programs this July are also eligible for the scholarship.) First time OMED attendee If you have an interest in AOA board certification or professional advocacy, you are encouraged to apply. A recipient of the scholarship last year, Matthew Barker, DO, shared this testimonial: “This is my last year of residency and I had never had the opportunity to attend, and my only regret is not having attended earlier! Being at OMED was like being around family as I got to see old friends and make new ones.” Find more information here. More in Newsbriefs TouroCOM opens new school in Great Falls, Montana The new campus is Touro University’s third college of osteopathic medicine and the first nonprofit medical school in Montana. “Operation Nightingale” fraud scheme alert: Bogus nursing credentials sold to thousands of aspiring nurses It was recently discovered that a scheme, nicknamed “Operation Nightingale,” offered aspiring nurses the opportunity to purchase fake nursing degree diplomas and transcripts. Previous articleLone wolf: The pros and cons of life as an independent contractor Next articleHow am I DO-ing in a majority MD residency program?