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Osmosis Medical Education Fellowship

The Osmosis Medical Education Fellow (OMEF) program is an application-only membership for student advocates who want to share Osmosis with their classmates. Join a program that helps grow, develop, and empower Osmosis learners to become leaders at their institutions who help to spread the Osmosis culture and values to learners across the globe. 

Opportunities Abound

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Online Study Groups

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Skill-Sharing Events

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Host Virtual Events

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Test-Drive Osmosis Features & Initiatives

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Research Opportunities or Collaborations


Global first- or second-year medical student (MD/DO/MBBS) in good academic standing, as well as those completing an iBSc or equivalent. Students beyond their second year must prove they can balance both their studies and OMEF responsibilities in their application.
  • Smriti at St. George's University London in Cyprus
  • Brian at AT Still University
  • Angela at the University of Guadalajara
  • Darren at University of Illinois Chicago
  • Tom at Stellenbosch University

Apply by January 2nd!
Next cohort begins January 2023 | Program is conducted in English | Upon acceptance, an OMEF agrees to be an exclusive Osmosis ambassador

One of our values is to “Open Your Arms”. In line with this, if you have any specific needs that may require a different method for application submission, please reach out to us at [email protected].

Semesters are:
Spring | January through April
Fall | August through November 
Optional | December & May

What OMEFs Have Created

  • A CPU project with an Osmosis team

  • The STEP journey guide specifically for International Medical Graduates [IMGs] 

  • mentorship initiative with pre-med students

  • Joining an annual Wikipedia Editing Course as well as, co-creating an evergreen course with Dr. Amin Azzam

  • Tea Times or ad hoc, virtual meetups with other OMEFs to talk shop, learn from each other, and stay accountable 

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Osmosis team members you'll most often come in contact with throughout the program tenure

  • Hunter Workman | Community Manager
  • Victoria Cumberbatch | Community Development
  • Hillary Acer | VP, People & Experience
  • Dr. Amin Azzam | Educator & Mentor
  • Shiv Gaglani, MBA | CoFounder & CEO
  • Dr. Rishi Desai | Chief Medical Officer

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2020 - 2021 Demographics

Based upon an annual, optional survey

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