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


Gift guide: The best holiday presents for DOs and med students
Nov. 30: From practical accessories to gifts that energize and entertain, DOs share what's on their wish lists. READ MORE

Election 2016: DOs in several states elected to office
Nov. 30: Newly elected DOs bring physician voice to state lawmaking bodies. READ MORE

Tuning in to good health with a side of Beethoven
Nov. 29: Playing violin with the Detroit Medical Orchestra helps Jasper Young, DO, avoid burnout while giving back to his community. READ MORE

Proposed rule would let residents work up to 28 hours in a row
Nov. 22: The proposed rule from the ACGME aims to improve patient safety by reducing hand-offs between clinicians. READ MORE

Crowdsourcing health care: Startup's 'medical detectives' tackle cases online
Nov. 21: CrowdMed users submit their medical history online and receive diagnostic suggestions--but not all doctors are fans. READ MORE

Tips for spouses and partners of osteopathic physicians
Nov. 16: Linda Kazen Garza, AAOA president, shares a few key insights gleaned from her decades-long marriage to a DO. READ MORE

Is there a doctor on board? 5 tips to provide care at 30,000 feet
Nov. 15: Beth Longenecker, DO, shares how she used her emergency medicine skills to help ill passengers on flights. READ MORE

Texas DO is already a health care CEO at age 35. Here's how he did it.
Nov. 11: Eric Beck, DO, MPH, who leads Dallas-based Evolution Health, is bringing innovative solutions to population health. READ MORE


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