2021 ACOI Fellow nominations are now open!
Eligibility for the honorary degree of Fellow in the American College of Osteopathic Internists is available to physicians who are certified in internal medicine by the AOBIM or ABIM and have been active members of the ACOI for at least two years (dues in good standing two years prior to applying). To view a list of eligible fellows, click here.
To be considered for induction during the ACOI’s Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held September 29 - October 3, please apply here. The deadline for completed submissions will be May 3, 2021.
Items needed for submission: completed application form with your signature, current CV, and a professional headshot photo to be used during the ceremony (optional). Please provide the full name of your primary sponsor, who must be a current ACOI member and Fellow as well as their email address. Please provide the full name of your secondary sponsor, who does not have to be an ACOI member or Fellow and their email address. MD or physician colleagues are acceptable for your secondary sponsor.
Once your submission is received by the ACOI, your sponsors will be notified via the email address you provided for them to complete the process. Once complete, you will be notified via email that your submission is accepted and no further action will be needed.
The Gillum Society of Master Fellows honors Active members who have demonstrated outstanding past and present contributions to the College or to osteopathic internal medicine on a local, regional, or national level. The Society is named for Grover Gillum, DO, a past president of the College who was also a leader in education and was an outstanding clinician. Dr. Gillum was, for many years, the department chairman and residency program director at the Department of Internal Medicine at the Kansas City College of Osteopathy.
Established in 1994, The Gillum Society is designed to honor members who have demonstrated exceptional service and dedication to both the College and the Profession. They have made a demonstrable difference in the organization with which they have been associated.
Candidate nominations are being accepted for 2021. Nominations should take the form of a letter detailing the individual's accomplishments and activities deserving consideration. Please email your nominations directly to Claudette A. Jones. The deadline for nominations is May 3, 2021. Thank you for your participation in the activities of the ACOI. For more information, contact Claudette A. Jones at the ACOI office.