South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society Hosts Its Annual Winter CME Conference in Greenville, Feb. 22-23

Spartanburg, S.C. — The South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society (SCOMS) will host its annual Winter CME Conference on Feb. 22-23 at the Embassy Suites Greenville Downtown Riverplace in downtown Greenville. The conference offers osteopathic physicians and surgeons the opportunity for Continuing Medical Education (CME) to maintain competence and learn about new and developing areas in medicine […]

Cashman Becomes First Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine to Lead the Spartanburg County Medical Society

Spartanburg, S.C. — Dr. Jeff Cashman, a member of the South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society (SCOMS), was elected president of the Spartanburg County Medical Society and took office on December 7. He is the first Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) to serve in this capacity. “Dr. Cashman has the distinct pleasure of being the first […]

Proposed CME requirements for the 2019-2021 cycle ready for your comments

The Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists has approved changes to continuing medical education (CME) requirements for AOA board-certified physicians, which are scheduled to become effective in the 2019-2021 CME cycle if approved by the AOA Board of Trustees. The following proposed policy and supporting materials have been posted for public comment through December 19, 2018. Resolution: Continuous Medical […]

American Medical Association Officially Recognizes COMLEX-USA’s Equality with USMLE

The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine issued a joint statement on December 4, 2018. (Philadelphia, PA) – On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, the American Medical Association’s (AMA) House of Delegates voted unanimously to approve Resolution 955, “Equality for COMLEX and USMLE.” The resolution provides that […]

Bird Represents the South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society as Student Trustee

 Spartanburg, S.C. — Ashley Bird, a second-year medical student at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM-Carolinas) in Spartanburg, S.C., serves as a student trustee for the South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society (SCOMS). SCOMS is dedicated to improving  and promoting public health in the state of South Carolina by the advancement of the science and […]

AACOM President Stephen Shannon, D.O.  explains osteopathy in ‘U.S. News and World Report’ article

UNE College of Osteopathic Medicine graduate Stephen C. Shannon, D.O. ’86, M.P.H., president of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, was interviewed for a November 9 U.S. News & World Report article titled “What’s It Mean if My Doctor Is a DO?” in which he was extensively quoted. The article recounts the history of the […]

Whaley Named Executive Director of South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society

Spartanburg, S.C. – Tammy E. Whaley has been named executive director for the South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society (SCOMS). In her role as executive director, Whaley will promote awareness of osteopathic medicine and the growth of osteopathic physicians in South Carolina. She will serve as an advocate for osteopathic physicians keeping them apprised of relevant […]

Dr. Jonathan Sharrett: From Humble Beginnings to Radiation Oncology Residency

  Dr. Jonathan Sharrett is a 2015 VCOM-Carolinas – Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine graduate and a military veteran. Dr. Sharrett is currently in his Radiation Oncology Residency Program at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Here he shares a truly inspirational story of his journey from humble beginnings to pursuing his dream of becoming an […]