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Medical School Student Elected to Position in National Honor Society

Saamia Shaikh

Saamia Shaikh

OMS-II Saamia Shaikh, was elected to serve as the national membership chair for Omega Beta Iota (OBI), the National Osteopathic Political Action Honor Society. Shaikh accepted the honor on March 5 in Washington, D.C. during D.O. Day on the Hill events.

OBI— founded in 2007— emphasizes the importance of the work medical students do for our political system. Induction into OBI is an honorary recognition for politically active medical students and professional mentors who demonstrate excellence in health care politics.

OPTIONAL TRIM Applicants are expected to meet certain standards, such as: leadership in organizational roles, membership in various osteopathic organizations, grassroots political activism, and participation in political events at the state and national levels.