SOMA Makes an Impact in Washington D.C.

Medical students from the ICOM chapter of the Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) traveled to Washington D.C. to attend the SOMA Spring Convention and DO Day on Capitol Hill.

Student Doctors Jett Murray, Madison Summers and Makayla Bussman smile in front of the U.S. Capitol.
(L-R) Jett Murray, OMS-I; Madison Summers, OMS-II; and Makayla Bussman, OMS-II.

From hearing from esteemed speakers to meeting with legislators, ICOM students joined other osteopathic medical students from across the country to network and advocate for the profession. 

The student doctors in attendance were Makayla Bussman, OMS-II, current President of ICOM-SOMA; Madison Summers, OMS-II, current National Liaison Officer of ICOM-SOMA; and Jett Murray, OMS-I, President-Elect of ICOM SOMA. 

ICOM-SOMA received the Promotion of Osteopathic Medicine Award for Region V. The group also had an opportunity to meet with a representative of Congressman Russ Fulcher, serving Idaho’s 1st congressional district. 

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