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Osteopathic Medicine
What will your degree say?
• Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
What post graduate testing/training
do you have to do?
• DO gr...
What is osteopathic medicine?
Osteopathic medicine provides all of the benefits of
modern medicine including prescription ...
Coursework
Years 1 - 2
• Human Anatomy
• Biochemistry
• Microbiology
• Pharmacology
• Physiology
• Infectious Diseases
• I...
Coursework (cont.)
Years 3 - 4
Clinical clerkships in:
• Family Medicine
• Internal Medicine
• Psychiatry
• Surgery
• Pedi...
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Osteopathic Medicine

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Osteopathic Medicine

  1. 1. Osteopathic Medicine
  2. 2. What will your degree say? • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine What post graduate testing/training do you have to do? • DO graduates have to pass national board exams to graduate from medical school and to become licensed physicians • Residency training in a specialty or subspecialty. The length of time varies from 3 to 8 years after graduating from medical school • After completion of residency training, physicians can further become Board Certified in their area of practice. This is a national assurance of quality
  3. 3. What is osteopathic medicine? Osteopathic medicine provides all of the benefits of modern medicine including prescription drugs, surgery, and the use of technology to diagnose disease and evaluate injury. It also offers the added benefit of hands- on diagnosis and treatment through a system of therapy known as osteopathic manipulative medicine. Osteopathic medicine emphasizes helping each person achieve a high level of wellness by focusing on health promotion and disease prevention.
  4. 4. Coursework Years 1 - 2 • Human Anatomy • Biochemistry • Microbiology • Pharmacology • Physiology • Infectious Diseases • Immunology • Pathology • Complete DOctor • Osteopathic Theory and Methods • Principles of Medicine (includes pulmonology, cardiology, heme/onc, rheumatology, endocrinology, etc.) • Surgery • Pediatrics • Neuroscience • Women’s Health • Psychiatry • ENT • Ophthalmology
  5. 5. Coursework (cont.) Years 3 - 4 Clinical clerkships in: • Family Medicine • Internal Medicine • Psychiatry • Surgery • Pediatrics • OB/GYN • Radiology • Anesthesiology • Plus a long list of elective and selective rotations

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