The Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) is recognized by the American Osteopathic Association and the American Medical Association as the National Professional Society of Osteopathic Medical Students. Membership in SOMA offers students a legitimate voice in shaping the future of their chosen profession. It is also a means of communication among the students of colleges of osteopathic medicine. All students of osteopathic medicine are eligible for membership in SOMA.
SOMA offers its members an extensive student benefit package, including preceptorships, scholarships, student loans, discount diagnostic equipment, CIBA series discount, health insurance, dental insurance, car insurance and student-oriented periodicals. It also includes educational programs, such as national programs on international health, medically underserved areas, research and development, legislative affairs, public relations, community medicine, domestic violence, and AIDS awareness.
Cameron Koester - President
Daniel Tran - Vice President
Thomas (Drew) VanBoening - Secretary
Mary Young - Treasurer
Bruce Wallace - National Liaison
Advisor(s): Dr. Kelly Halma