Medical student are the future of the osteopathic profession and are a vital component of the SCOMS organization.  The SCOMS Board of Trustees includes two Student Trustees and Two Resident Trustees so that the voices of VCOM-Carolinas students and residents are represented. 

SCOMS membership is FREE to all VCOM-Carolinas medical students and is available each year through Student Services. SCOMS proudly presents engraved stethoscopes to the incoming class at the VCOM Carolinas White Coat Ceremony

Benefits of being a student member:

  • Networking opportunities to connect with physicians from around the state, VCOM alumni, residents, medical students, and health care vendors
  • Opportunity to receive the $1,000 SCOMS Student Scholarship
  • Opportunity to  receive the Student DO of the Year Award
  • Opportunity to participate in the Poster Presentation
  • Opportunities for research collaboration
  • Advocacy on behalf of the osteopathic profession in South Carolina- DO Day at the U.S. Capitol and the South Carolina Capitol 
  • Opportunities to attend CME events at no cost or at discounted prices
  • Legislative Reports & Updates 
  • Liason to the South Carolina Medical Association