Student Osteopathic Medical Association

Club Description

SOMA’s mission is to improve the quality of health care delivery to the American people and the world.  We plan to do this by contributing to the welfare and education of osteopathic medical students, as well as establishing lines of communication with other health science students and organizations.  We strive to familiarize our members with the purpose and ideals of osteopathic medicine to prepare them to meet the social, moral, and ethical obligations of the osteopathic medical profession, and to ultimately promote Osteopathic ideals and unity within our profession.


Jan – Dec 2022:

President: Cassandra Holub

VP: Christina Mongelli

Secretary: Riddhi Patel

Treasurer: Moaaz Mian

National Liaison Officer: Birkaran Sadhar

Jan – Dec 2021

PRESIDENT: Rebecca Wolff

VICE PRESIDENT: Rachel Campitell

SECRETARY: Kaitlyn Chadwick



News & Events

  • SOMA is putting together a food drive to support Second Harvest Food Bank. As the semester concludes, many students are packing up to move to rotation sites or cleaning out for the summer so we think this would be a great opportunity…
  • One of our officers volunteers on her own time at the US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants here in Erie and inquired about what we as an organization can do to assist them. One thing they expressed that they are in need…
  • As MMS students work through Spring semester, SOMA students who are OMS1s/OMS2s will host a short, virtual review of the material and high yield topics.
  • SOMA students (primarily second-years) will lead review sessions to help guide first-year students on study strategies of high-yield topics for Basic and Clinical Neuroscience, especially neuroanatomy. These sessions have been requested by first-year students. As first-years work their way through the systems…