Registered Student Organizations (RSOs)

Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) are an essential component of the ACHE experience as they provide social interaction and professional development. Through the Office of Student Services, a host of organizations are available to enrich the student experience at ACHE.  Below you will find a complete listing of all RSOs on the ACHE campus. For additional information regarding RSOs, please contact the Office of Student Services (studentservices@arcomedu.org), located in the Office of Student Affairs.

ACHE students are involved in a variety of on-campus organizations, ranging from research clubs to BBQ club.

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP)
  • Military Osteopathic Physicians’ and Surgeons (AMOPS)
  • National Osteopathic Women Physician Association (NOWPA)
  • Sigma Sigma Phi Honorary Osteopathic Service Fraternity
  • Student Advocate Association (SAA)
  • Student American Academy of Osteopathy (SAAO)
  • Student American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine (SAOASM)
  • Student National Medical Association (SNMA)
  • Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA)
  • Student Osteopathic Surgical Association (SOSA)

RECREATION & GENERAL INTEREST CLUBS

  • BBQ Club
  • Christian Medical Association
  • Community Garden Club
  • Culinary Arts Club
  • Medical Muslim Student Association (MMSA)
  • South Asian Medical Student Association (SAMSA)

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • DOCARE Student Chapter
  • Emergency Medicine Club
  • Internal Medicine Club
  • LGBT+ Healthcare Alliance
  • Neuro Psych Club
  • Pathology Club
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Club (PM&R)
  • Radiology Club
  • Rural Medicine Association
  • Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
  • Student Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OGBYN)
  • Student Osteopathic Association for Research (SOAR)
  • Student Pediatric Association
  • Wilderness Medicine Club

STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION (SGA)

The Student Government Association (SGA) is the official voice for all students on the campus of ACHE. SGA meetings are open to all student in ACHE, and proposals and participation from the entire student body is encouraged and welcomed. Responsibilities of the SGA include:

  • Collecting and expressing student opinion
  • Assistance with the administration of funds for student clubs/organizations/activities
  • Acting as a liaison for the student body to the faculty and administration
  • Working collaboratively with the Office of Student Affairs on campus events, student activities, etc.
  • Working to improve the quality of life for all students at ACHE

The SGA executive board members are elected before the end of the spring semester from the rising OMS-II or OMS-III class. These elected representatives include: MSB Class President, OMS-I Class President, OMS-II Class President, OMS-III/OMS-IV Class President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Chief of Staff. All elected officers must maintain eligibility as with other registered student organizations. Vacant offices during the academic year will be filled by special election. Officers will serve until the end of the Spring semester each year and assist the elected e-board during the final weeks of Spring semester to allow for transition.

The SGA President (OMS-II Class President) and Vice President are the ARCOM representatives on the Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents (COSGP) of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM). COSGP is an organization composed of the student government presidents from each of the osteopathic medical schools from across the country.

The Office of Student Affairs is responsible for providing support for the SGA and other student organizations. The Dean of Student Affairs, along with an additional faculty member are the appointed advisors for the SGA.

All SGA executive board officers may serve for more than one year and may succeed themselves in office. The rising OMS-III class shall elect a class representative during the last month of the OMS-II academic year. This class representative will hold this office during the OMS-III and OMS-IV years.