Our students are integral members of a
distinguished group of medical professionals committed to excellence
in patient care and the well-being of our communities.
Our community of physicians, educators and mentors play an active
role in the success of each student. This community also includes an
alumni network of more than 2,600 osteopathic physicians and
surgeons who are leaders in every field of medicine.
Our essential values and
osteopathic principles and practices provide
the foundation for the OU-HCOM experience. Throughout the medical
school experience, we emphasize a whole person perspective in caring
for patients. This holistic approach informs our case-based
learning, anatomy and osteopathic manipulative treatment
instruction, experiences with patients in clinical settings, and
even faculty research.
We hope you will visit our campus to
learn more about our
- Clinical experiences begin within the first months of
medical school. Our coursework provides the knowledge, skills
and experiences necessary for confident interactions with
patients and preceptors during third and fourth-year clinical
- Our curricular tracks emphasize
evidence-based medicine, and
we encourage students to pursue
Two curricular options address
preferences in learning styles.
- Our small class size and faculty-to-student ratio foster
close collaborations among peers and instructors.
- Students at our two closely linked campuses enjoy the
academic and cultural resources of Ohio’s first university, Ohio
- In July 2014, our first class of 50 students will
begin at our Central Ohio Extension Campus.
- Our inclusive, diverse community and curricula rich in
multicultural perspectives promote cultural competency and
- In clinical years, students benefit from unparalleled
educational support through our statewide system of training
Centers for Osteopathic Research and Education.
- Highly motivated students have the option to pursue a
D.O./Ph.D. as well as a variety of combined master's degree
programs through the
of Advanced Studies' Dual Degree Program.
We would like to learn more about you. If you would like to visit
read our 2013-2014 Annual Report, or learn more about our programs, please contact the OU-HCOM
Office of Admissions: