Kathryn Lambert, DO
Assistant Dean
Student Affairs
AC-212
856-566-6482 /
856-566-6972
Fax: 856-566-6341
lamberkc@rowan.edu

Welcome

The Office of Student Affairs is dedicated to providing support, advocacy and guidance for the medical students at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine. We work to promote and encourage in each of our students the essential values of collegiality, compassion, diversity, excellence, innovation and integrity.

We help students navigate and understand the academic rules and regulations and compliance requirements, enabling them to have a successful experience at RowanSOM. It is each student’s responsibility to become familiar with and abide by the RowanSOM Student Code of Conduct and all Rowan University policies and practices, regulations, degree requirements and other rules. You can find important information regarding student policies and information in the Student Handbook.

The RowanSOM Office of Student Affairs and Alumni Engagement promotes student involvement in professional organizations, community service projects, and extracurricular educational activities. We also provide administrative support and leadership in the following specific areas:

Events

  • We plan and support all RowanSOM sponsored student programs including the White Coat Ceremony, Orientation Week and RowanSOM Commencement, to name a few.
  • We produce the alumni and student events calendar that lists all school/ community/ alumni events and programs.

Student Organizations

Student-Mentors Program

In 2008, the new Student-Mentor Program was launched at the Atlantic Regional Osteopathic Convention. The new and improved program, entitled RowanSOM D.O.C.S. – “D.O.s Counseling Students” - pairs students interested in finding a mentor with physicians who are willing to mentor and who share their professional interests. The “matching” is a key component of the new program- no longer will the matches be random, but rather based on student-selected preferences, including medical specialty, location, experience and others. The goal of the RowanSOM D.O.C.S. program is to provide our students with a resource for guidance and career counseling.

To sign-up for the RowanSOM D.O.C.S. Program, simply complete the on-line application using one of the links below. For more information, contact the RowanSOM Office of Student Affairs and Alumni Engagement at 856-566-6740..

Publications

Publish all student-related publications including:

Student Health

  • We provide administrative support for the student health program and communicate information about student health requirements and the school's health insurance program.
  • We provide counseling services for RowanSOM students and members of their household through the Student Wellness Program (SWP) offered by Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.
  • We provide information about potential exposure to blood borne pathogens, including management of occupational/ educational exposures to HIV, HBV and HCV.

Other Student-Related Oversight:

  • We handle all requests related to changes in student enrollment, including leaves and withdrawals.
  • We provide administrative support for the Student Progress Committee.
  • We manage the School Spirit Store, located in the atrium of the Academic Center.

Enhancing student life and professional development is our goal and we strive to do that each and every day. We hope that you find this information helpful and I encourage you to contact us if you need more information or have any questions.

Kathryn Lambert, DO
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Student Affairs Events

  • RowanSOM White Coat Ceremony
    Jul. 31 - 10:00 AM
    Pfleeger Theater, Glassboro Campus

    Inspired by the Arnold P. gold Foundation, the White Coat ceremony is a rite of passage for students entering medical school of RowanSOM.

  • RowanSOM Orientation Week Programs
    Aug. 01 - 12:00 AM
    AC-S Academic Center, Stratford Campus

    RowanSOM training for new students

  • RowanSOM Orientation Week Programs
    Aug. 02 - 12:00 AM
    AC-S Auditorium, Stratford Campus

    RowanSOM workshops for new students

  • RowanSOM Orientation Week Programs
    Aug. 03 - 12:00 AM
    AC-S Academic Center, Stratford Campus

    RowanSOM new student training

  • RowanSOM Orientation Week Programs
    Aug. 04 - 12:00 AM
    AC-S Academic Center, Stratford Campus

    RowanSOM training for new students

Alumni Events

  • RowanSOM Alumni Association Board Meeting
    Jul. 28 - 6:00 PM
    NJAOPS - Conf Rm, One Distribution Way, Su# 201, Monmouth Junction, NJ

    Meeting of the RowanSOM Alumni Association

  • RowanSOM Alumni Reception at OMED/AOA
    Sep. 19 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Anaheim Marriott, Anaheim, CA

    An Alumni Reception at OMED/AMA Annual Convention in Anaheim, CA

  • RowanSOM Alumni Reception at AOS
    Sep. 22 - 6:00 PM
    TBD

    Alumni Reception at AOS

  • Fall RowanSOM Alumni Association Board Retreat
    Nov. 05 - 8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
    AC-S Top Docs, Stratford Campus

    Alumni Association meetings

  • RowanSOM Alumni Reception at CME Conference
    Nov. 11 - 6:00 PM
    The Condado Plaza Hilton Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Reception of Alumni at conference

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