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Pre-Medical Student Osteopathic Medical Association

Created September 2, 2014
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The Pre-Medical Student Osteopathic Medical Association is the undergraduate division of the Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA), which is the student affiliate organization of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). Its purpose is to promote Osteopathic medicine, increase the number of applicants to Osteopathic medical schools, support aspiring Osteopathic physicians at all levels of education, and continue the proud legacy of Osteopathic medicine.

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