The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) named Amber Hull, third-year osteopathic medical student at Midwestern University's Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine (AZCOM), as National Student D.O. of the Year at the Annual AACOM Awards Banquet on Friday, April 26, in Baltimore, Maryland.
The National Student D.O. of the Year Award is presented each year to one osteopathic medical student who demonstrates superior leadership capabilities, robust research experience, a strong commitment to community service and an embodiment of the osteopathic philosophy. Ms. Hull has served as an intern for the U.S. Department of State's Office of International Health and Biodefense, focusing on issues related to global health diplomacy, public health, and service delivery systems. She currently serves as the Global Health Representative for the Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents (COSGP) and is the AOA student-appointed representative to the Bureau of International Osteopathic Medical Education and Affairs.
The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) represents the nation's 29 colleges of osteopathic medicine at 37 locations in 28 states. Today, more than 21,000 students are enrolled in osteopathic medical schools. One in five U.S. medical students is training to become an osteopathic physician.