PhysicianLoans President Selected for Second Term on Society of Osteopathic Medicine Foundation Advisory Board
October 11th, 2017

PhysicianLoans, the premier provider of home mortgage loans for doctors and the Society of Osteopathic Medicine Association (SOMA) Foundation today announced that PhysicianLoans President Tal Frank has been selected to serve a second term on its advisory board.

The not-for-profit SOMA Foundation, based in Chicago, administers scholarships, promotes philanthropy projects and research initiatives in support of the education and professional development of osteopathic medical students. The foundation’s seven member advisory board, established in July 2015, serves to advise the Foundation’s directors and five osteopathic medical student leaders towards growth and continued benefactor support throughout the year.

“Since its inception, Tal Frank has been a valuable asset to the SOMA Foundation as part of its advisory board,” said SOMA Foundation Membership Director Mitali Mali, OMS III. “In addition to advising, he currently funds and assists the SOMA Foundation with the AT Still Memorial Scholarship.”

Meeting twice a year, the seven board members, who are the Foundation’s most active donors, are in contact with the SOMA Foundation Membership Director on issues relevant to the SOMA Foundation. Each has a strong commitment to the success of osteopathic medical students. They additionally provide expert advice on budgeting, creation of scholarships, marketing and more.

In an email to Frank, the SOMA Foundation stated “This year we will be focusing on skyrocketing the SOMA Foundation influence and providing more scholarships to students.” The SOMA Foundation current offers eight annual scholarships, with a planned addition of two more.

“I’m proud to serve another term on this active advisory board, comprised of individuals with corporate business backgrounds like myself, as well as physicians and friends who volunteer at the Foundation each year,” said PhysicianLoans President Tal Frank. “The SOMA Foundation has a five year strategic plan that each of the board members play an important part in guiding the Foundation toward its goals.”

About PhysicianLoans

Since 1993, PhysicianLoans has focused exclusively on providing home mortgage loans to medical professionals. Located in Columbus, Ohio, PhysicianLoans is known for its unique, flagship product The Doctor Loan, which is offered to medical doctors, dentists and veterinarians, many who find themselves laden with heavy student loan debt that often prohibits obtaining a conventional mortgage loan. For more information about PhysicianLoans, please visit

About Student Osteopathic Medical Association Foundation

The Student Osteopathic Medical Association Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, was founded in 1978 as a philanthropic partner to the Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA). The organization annually distributes scholarships to inspiring osteopathic medical students for their service to the community, their dedication to osteopathic principles, and eagerness to improve health care. Additionally, they offer grants to osteopathic students and SOMA chapters to financially support the projects which promote the osteopathic profession.

Source – PRWeb