SAAO Still PointS

Still Points

A Still Point is a creative expression of the osteopathic student experience. These expressions can range from essay, video and photography to poetry and beyond. Quality submissions may be published on the SAAO section of the AAO website and on social media to allow students to get a glimpse of the talents of others in the osteopathic family.

Below are the guidelines for submission. Any questions or concerns may be emailed to the SAAO secretary-treasurer at saaosect@gmail.com.

Our Facebook page can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/StudentAAO/

Rules for submission

  1. Submissions must be sent to the SAAO secretary-treasurer by the last day of every month between September and February.
    1. Each chapter is allowed to submit one Still Point per month.
    2. 5 VIP points will be awarded for each monthly submission. However, quality submissions that are chosen for publication will be awarded 20 additional VIP points.
    3. Crosswords, word searches or similar submissions will be awarded 0 (zero) VIP points.
    4. Examples of submissions may include articles, photography, videos, poems or other original content.
    5. Submissions must include the author’s name as it should appear in print, as well as the author's position in the SAAO and school affiliation.
  2. All questions about submission format should be emailed to the SAAO secretary-treasurer.

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