Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine President: Priyanka Agrawal.

Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine President: Priyanka Agrawal

Transcript of Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine President: Priyanka Agrawal.

Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

President:Priyanka Agrawal

What is ΣΣΦ?

• Honorary Osteopathic Service Fraternity• National Objectives:

– To further the science of Osteopathic Medicine and its standards of practice

– To improve the scholastic standing and promote a higher degree of fellowship among its students

– To foster allegiance to the AOA

• Epsilon Corollary:– To demonstrate a sincere commitment to service

within CCOM and the surrounding community.


• 100 active members– 33 OMS-IV– 32 OMS-III– 17 OMS-II

• Faculty Advisors– Dr. John Hohner, D.O.– Dr. John Graneto, D.O.

Fall Membership Drive

• Written Applications Reviewed “Blinded”– Three independent reviewers

• Invited to Interview– Interviewed by 2-3 current SSP

members who are not classmates• Applications reviewed by

selection committee • Criteria for admission?

– Scholastics (min GPA)– Level of Community Service

Involvement– Interest in/Knowledge of SSP


• Current Student Accounts Balance:


Does not include membership fees from fall drive or sweatshirt sale


• Speeding Rotating Event

• CCOM Sweatshirt Sale

Service Projects

• Speed Rotating Event for MS2 students• Easter Gram sale for Alzheimers

Foundation• Bake Sale for Melanoma Research• Trick-or-Treat for canned goods drive• Student informational panel for MS1

students• Golf Study with Dr. Hohner• Accelerated/Gifted student program

Rotation Speed Dating

• MS 3 and 4’s return to campus to share their rotation experiences

• Format allows for small group discussions, rather then panel format

• Annual event• This year interns from different

departments will come to campus as well

Trick-or-Treat for the Homeless

• Started in 2011– Organized by 2 OMS-II SSP Members

• SSP members canvas community neighborhoods– Trick or Treat for canned food– Currently over 20 participants committed

**Event date scheduled for October 31,2012

Student Informational Panel

• 5-6 SSP Members sit down for a Q&A session with MS1 students about what to expect and how to prepare for next year

• Advice for classes and what material to use for boards

• Exchange contact information for future questions

Golf Study

• Research study conducted by the OMM department, headed by Dr. Hohner

• Study evaluating how OMM can affect golf swing

• Several SSP Members helped the OMM faculty conduct the study

Accelerated Student Program

• Work with 7th-12th graders who are focused on getting into medical school

• Bring students to MWU to meet with current medical students and tour labs

• Teach basic aspects of a physical exam

• Event organized in conjunction with CCOM Student Council


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