Student Membership

Through ACOI, you have an opportunity to be part of a dedicated membership—a community of aspiring and current internal medicine and subspecialist physicians that together learn and discuss, lead and embrace change, and network and connect.    



Education, Leadership, and Networking


  • Free Lessons
    • SOLID Program—Join monthly lectures that will help you navigate some of the most common hurdles and stressors you'll face through medical school, such as passing board exams, developing research programs, and preparing for interviews/CV prep.
    • Visiting Professor ProgramHear from member physician experts from every specialty as they share their passion about medicine in one of the most long-standing and successful ACOI programs.
  • Free Conferences—Attend the ACOI Annual Convention & Scientific Sessions for free! Held each year in exciting locations around the country, the Annual Convention is the best place for students to gather with other students, residents, and practicing physicians to hear the latest in osteopathic internal medicine education.
  • Scholarly Research—Eligible to compete in the Student Poster Contest held at the Annual Convention. Cash awards are provided for the top winners.  
  • Online Learning—Access to on-demand education through the Online Learning Center (OLC), including previous SOLID lectures and meetings many free for students. 


  • Leadership Roles—Elevate the Student Osteopathic Internal Medicine Association (SOIMA) at your COM. SOIMA is the national organization that connects osteopathic internal medicine clubs across the country. ACOI provides monetary support to each club and invites club officers to participate in quarterly calls. In addition, each year, three SOIMA National Officers are elected by their peers to provide guidance for student programs.   

  • Volunteer—Make a difference and represent your fellow students by joining an ACOI committee. Committees advance advocacy efforts, build education products, write pieces for online publications, and more.  



  • MentorshipConnect with a member one-on-one for support, career guidance, and friendship.

  • Special Events—Attend the Annual Convention in person for free and you can take advantage of opportunities to network and make future connections, including alumni receptions, special interest groups, and social gatherings. 

  • Online Community—ACOI Communities, an online platform for members to connect, learn, and share.


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Stay True to Why You Pursued Medicine.