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Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA)

SOMA Bylaws

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.

Traci Kristofik
President

Traci Kristofik

Trevor Taylor

Vice President

Trevor Taylor

Chelsie Cain
Secretary
Chelsie Cain

Mark Lanuza
Treasurer

Mark Lanuza

Katy Modlin
National Liaison

Katy Modlin

Michael Reall

Pre-SOMA Representative

Vacant

Michael Reall

1st Year Representative

Vacant

Kelly Halma, D.O.

Faculty Advisor
Kelly Halma, DO