Master Fellows

Established in 1994, 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.

Nominations for Master Fellows are now open through June 30, 2024. 

The eligibility requires that a candidate for Master Fellow has:

  • Raised the level of excellence of the ACOI;
  • Contributed extraordinary service to the ACOI;
  • Been nominated by a Fellow of the ACOI;
  • Been a member of the ACOI in good standing for at least 15 consecutive years; and
  • Been a Fellow of the ACOI for at least 10 years.

Nominations should take the form of a letter detailing the individual's accomplishments and activities deserving consideration. Please email your nominations with a current CV to

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