Associations

Student Governance
The KYCOM Student Government Association (SGA) is the official voice for all KYCOM students. The associate dean for student affairs advises the student government and serves as its administrative liaison. SGA is responsible for collecting and expressing student opinion; dispersing funds for student activities; acting as liaison for the student body; promoting osteopathic medicine; supporting club and classroom activities; and working to improve the quality of life for all KYCOM students.

KYCOM Students at AOA mtg.

KYCOM Clubs
KYCOM promotes an environment in which students balance curricular expectations and extracurricular activities with their personal responsibilities. The orientation program introduces entering students to the career-oriented student organizations and chapters that are officially recognized by KYCOM. Examples of these student organizations follow.

  • American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP)
  • American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI)
  • American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOOG)
  • American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians (ACOP)
  • Association of Military Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (AMOPS)
  • Christian Medical Association (CMA)
  • Emergency Medicine Club (EM)
  • Kentucky Osteopathic Medical Association (KOMA)
  • Orthopedic Surgery (PSOA)
  • Sigma Sigma Phi (SSP)
  • Sports Medicine Club (SM)
  • Student National Medical Association (SNMA)
  • Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA)
  • Student Osteopathic Surgical Association (SOSA)
  • Student American Academy of Osteopathy (SAAO)

All students are provided membership in the Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA), the student branch of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). Additionally, students are provided a membership in the Kentucky Osteopathic Medical Association (KOMA) and the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA). Students are provided these memberships as part of the “KYCOM Advantage.”

To learn more about student organizations and events throughout the year, please read the KYCOM Student Survival Guide.

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