NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine Student Chapter

American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP)

Mission: The American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians was founded in 1950 and currently represents 20,000 students and DO’s specializing in Family Medicine and OMT. It provides a nationwide network for osteopathic medical students to connect with attending physicians, residents and other students; allowing them many individual growth opportunities. The ACOFP continues to ensure the excellence of osteopathic family medicine through leadership, advocacy, and education.

National Organization: http://www.acofp.org/

Our Chapter:

  • Lunch lecture topics include:
    • Tips & Tricks to Pass First Year
    • Important Topics in Geriatrics
    • The Residency Match Process
    • And many more
  • Splinting and Ingrown Nail Removal Workshops and other co-sponsorships.
  • Working with national organizations such as DOCARE to raise funds for their causes.
  • Working with nursing homes and equestrian volunteer groups to contribute to the community and gain TOUCH points.


Member Position Email
Melissa Chen President mchen15@nyit.edu
Jonathan Katz Vice President jkatz06@nyit.edu
William Wong Secretary wwong05@nyit.edu
Susan Ching Treasurer sching@nyit.edu
William Chang Public Media Officer wchang09@nyit.edu
1st Year Representative
Dr. Bono Adviser nbono@nyit.edu


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