Student Association of the American College of Family Physicians
Our mission statement: to strengthen the relationship between students, faculty members, and other student organizations while promoting excellence in osteopathic family medicine through quality education and responsible advocacy.
Becoming a SAACOFP member is FREE! By becoming a member you will gain access to all of our speakers, volunteering events, scholarships and other opportunities.
We provide great networking opportunities with other medical students, residents and attending physicians. We have a variety of speaker to showcase all of the opportunities/possibilities you can have while practicing as a family medicine physician. Even if your passion isn’t family medicine we have speakers on various residency tips and trick, as well has different practice models such as direct primary care.
Club Activities include: * Asbury Woods Invasive Species Clean Up * Donation Drives * Guest speakers on topics such as what to look for in residency programs, what is direct primary care, how to implement OMT into your practice and many more. * Fundraisers include: white coat embroidery sale and our pin sale
We provide students with the opportunities to get involved with ACOFP (American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians) on a national level.
Next years ACOFP conference will be in New Orleans, Louisiana! This is a GREAT networking opportunity with students and physicians from around the United States who are all passionate about being an osteopathic family physician! Last years conference included a student session that included an OMT workshop and a skills workshop.
Come prepare yourself for life after medical school and join SAACOFP!
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Richard Ortoski
President: Bricarah Thull
Vice President: Jordan Nichols
Treasurer: Melissa Brignardello
Secretary: Noah Seguljic
National Liaison: Jacklyn Adebayo
Volunteer Coordinator: Jillian Calabro
News & Events
- Dr. Susan Medalie is a family medicine doctor in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. She will be speaking about her experience as an Osteopathic Family Physician on Tuesday, October 24th at 5:45PM over Zoom. She will be sharing general information on her path to become…
- Dr. Carol Henwood is a family medicine doctor in Royersford, Pennsylvania. She will be speaking about her experience as an Osteopathic Family Physician on Wednesday, November 16th, at 5:30PM over Zoom. She will be sharing general information on her path to become…
- SAACOFP is hosting our annual white coat embroidery fundraiser. Drop off your white coats in the LECOM cafeteria on Wednesday October 18th between 11 am – 12:20 pm, Thursday October 19th between 11:30 am – 12:20 pm or Friday October 20th between…
- SAACOFP would like to give our members the opportunity to participate in a donation drive to benefit the organization SafeNet. SafeNet provides support to people impacted by domestic violence. They need items such as welcome teddy bears for children, clothing, toiletries, etc….