Benefits

  • Affinity Programs:
    • SoFi is the leading provider of student loan refinancing and offers a complete solution for your student loan needs. SCOMS members can save thousands of dollars thanks to low fixed and variable rates and you will receive a 0.25% rate discount when you apply for refinancing. Get started by checking your rates in just two minutes. Save on your student loans by choosing between a range of rates and terms. When you enroll in AutoPay, Fixed Rate are available from 2.99% APR and Variable Rates are available from 2.25% APR. There are no prepayment penalties and no hidden fees.
    • Littman Stethoscopes are available at a discount thanks to a partnership with The Medical Store. Your order includes free engraving, extra diaphragm covers, extra ear tips and access to Littmann’s NEW Auscultation Learning App at no additional cost. Visit https://themedicalstore.biz/ and enter scoms2021 for the School Code.
  • Patient Referrals from inclusion in the Find A DO section of the SCOMS website, which is used by the public and can be searched by zip code and specialty 
  • Website: www.scdos.org
    • Online physician member directory
    • Online physician job postings
    • Make peer connections, post in discussion forums and share files and photos
    • Easily renew membership and register for event
  • SCOMS Facebook Page  and SCOMS Twittter Page
  • Advocacy on behalf of osteopathic physicians in South Carolina
  • Networking opportunities - our conferences, as well as local district meetings allow you to connect with colleagues and various healthcare vendors
  • Legislative Reports & Updates 
  • Representation on Statewide Committees affecting Osteopathic Physicians
  • Approximately 40 hours of Category 1-A CME Credits annually
  • Discounted Fees to SCOMS CME Courses
  • Discounted prices on Littman stethoscopes
  • Frequent Safety Alerts & Physician Information By Email, Website & Social Media
  • Quarterly Newsletter
  • Liaison to the South Carolina Medical Association
  • Opportunities to mentor students and interns
  • Opportunities for research collaboration