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American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

AACOM is a trade / professional association based in Bethesda, MD that was founded in 1970. As of 2018 they had $15 million in revenue and $23 million in assets.

Aacom provides leadership for the osteopathic medical education community by promoting excellence in medical education, research, and service, and by fostering innovation and quality across the continuum of osteopathic medical education to improve the...

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Program areas at AACOM

Centralized student application service - the aacom application service (aacomas) processes applications for students applying to u.s. osteopathic medical colleges. Aacomas simplifies the application process for the student, allowing them to apply to several medical schools with a single common application. The centralized service also simplifies and standardizes the application review process for aacom's member colleges by verifying application data. During fiscal year 2018, 34 colleges and approximately 21,742 student applicants benefited. Aacom works to develop awareness about osteopathic medicine among potential medical school applicants through recruitment programs. Aacom's recruitment efforts seek strategic opportunities across the nation to attract an academically well-qualified pool of applicants for its member medical schools.

Marketing and communications - the department oversees aacom's branding and messaging as outlined by the association's strategic plan and mission. It leads the community by promoting osteopathic medical education with digital initiatives, including websites, emails, and earned, paid, and social media platforms, and creative, content, and print efforts. Aacom reaches millions of prospective osteopathic students, deans, faculty, and other decision makers each year via marketing and communications efforts, including, social media platforms, the annual osteopathic college information book (cib), inside ome newsletter, and more. The department runs the annual excellence in communications awards program, which recognizes colleges of osteopathic medicine for outstanding achievements in communications, marketing, media relations, and production.

Office of government relations - the aacom office of government relations represents the association's constituents to congress and federal policy makers in leading the association's congressional and federal policy advocacy efforts. The office keeps constituents informed of federal policy and regulatory developments in osteopathic medical education and the osteopathic medical education community, as well as informs federal legislators of the needs of students and osteopathic medical educators. The department also works in concert with various national organizations and coalitions to influence both legislative and regulatory issues relevant to osteopathic medical education. The government relations department supports and works in collaboration with the association's president and ceo and its board of deans, aacom's governing body.

Form 990s for AACOM

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-06May 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Aug 3, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jul 26, 2016990View PDF
2014-06May 27, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for AACOM

Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,091,256
Program services$13,659,942
Investment income and dividends$422,324
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$16,249
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$46,632
Net income from fundraising events$18,590
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$12,879
Total revenues$15,267,872

Vendors for AACOM

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
CQ Roll CallAdvocacy software2020-06-19
████ ███ █████Tax accounting2019-04-18
███████Marketing software2018-10-09
██████ ████ ████████ █████ ███Temp Staffing$259,1422018-06-01
█████████ █████Consulting Services$148,5222018-06-01
█████ ███████ ██ ███Legal Services$134,8902018-06-01
███████ █████████████ ███Dues Collection Services$2,242,1612018-06-01
██████████ ██████████ ██████████Executive Transition Services$256,2002018-06-01
...and one more vendors

Personnel at AACOM

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Joye ShepperdExecutive Asst To the Office of the President and Chief Executive Officer-May 20, 2020
Robert A. CainPresident and Chief Executive Officer-May 20, 2020
████ ████████Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer-May 20, 2020
█████ █████Chief of Clinical Education$257,279May 20, 2020
███ ███████Vice President of Finance and Operations$47,500Sept. 1, 2019
████████ ███████Senior Vice President of Finance and Operations-May 20, 2020
█████ █████Vice President of Marketing and Communications-May 20, 2020
█████████ ██████Interim Vice President of Government Relations / Senior Dr of Government and Public Relations$161,402May 20, 2020
████ ██ ████████Senior Vice President for Medical Education and Research-May 20, 2020
████████ ████Director of Gme Initiatives and Executive Director , Aogme / Director , Graduate Medical Education Gme Initiatives and Executive Director , Aogme-May 20, 2020
...and 23 more key personnel

Peer trade / professional associations and chambers of commerce

1American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI)501(c)(3)$4.5 millionBethesda, MD
2Pulmonary Hypertension Association501(c)(3)$7.0 millionSilver Spring, MD
3American Uro-Gynecologic Society (AUGS)501(c)(3)$4.1 millionSilver Spring, MD
4American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics501(c)(3)$5.5 millionRockville, MD
5American Society of Human Genetics501(c)(3)$7.6 millionRockville, MD
6Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA)501(c)(3)$4.9 millionRockville, MD
7American Urological Association Education and Research501(c)(3)$33 millionLinthicum Heights, MD
8The American Association of Immunologists (AAI)501(c)(3)$13 millionRockville, MD
9American Association of Physics Teachers501(c)(3)$6.0 millionCollege Park, MD
10National Medical Association501(c)(3)$4.4 millionSilver Spring, MD
11American Medical Informatics Association501(c)(3)$6.7 millionBethesda, MD
12American Society of Addiction Medicine501(c)(3)$10 millionRockville, MD
13American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM)501(c)(3)$6.1 millionLaurel, MD
14American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition501(c)(3)$5.2 millionSilver Spring, MD
15Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP)501(c)(3)$5.9 millionRockville, MD
16American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)501(c)(3)$19 millionDowners Grove, IL
17Association of American Colleges and Universities501(c)(3)$12 millionWashington, DC
18The American Geriatrics Society501(c)(3)$7.8 millionNew York, NY
19American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNS)501(c)(3)$10 millionAlexandria, VA
20American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)501(c)(3)$49 millionWashington, DC
21American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry501(c)(3)$9.8 millionWashington, DC
22Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)501(c)(3)$56 millionOak Brook, IL
23Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM)501(c)(3)$5.3 millionWashington, DC
24Association for Professionals In Infection Control and Epidemiology - Central501(c)(3)$13 millionArlington, VA
25American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM)501(c)(3)$4.6 millionWashington, DC

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