American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

Resources for Osteopathic Medical Students

The AOA serves as a professional resource for more than 26,000 osteopathic medical students at 33 colleges of osteopathic medicine at 48 teaching locations throughout the U.S. Select an option below to find resources just for you: 



 News for Osteopathic Medical Students


Building dreams: New COM reflects diversity of surrounding community
Located in an underserved area in New Mexico, BCOM has one of the most diverse medical school classes in the country. READ MORE

Looking ahead: AOF honors future osteopathic leaders
Aug. 24: The foundation will present leadership and research awards to osteopathic medical students during OMED 2016. READ MORE

Fine print: What to look for in a physician employment contract
Aug. 17: Salary, benefits, termination: Your contract should spell out the terms of your employment so there are no surprises later on. READ MORE

'Inner Strength': AACOM, COSGP publish book of DO student essays
Aug. 8: Book aims to tackle burnout and raise awareness of mental health by exploring the resiliency of osteopathic medical students. READ MORE​

Treated for a brain tumor at 16, VCOM student rotates with his former neurosurgeon
Aug. 3: Michael Fazzini, OMS IV, describes the "incredible" experience of completing a clinical rotation with neurosurgeon L. Dade Lunsford, MD. READ MORE​​


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