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 21,000 osteopathic medical students at 33 colleges of osteopathic medicine throughout the U.S. Select an option below to find resources just for you: 



 News for Osteopathic Medical Students


The osteopathic path to becoming an ophthalmologist: DOs share tips May 20, May 20, 2016: Interested in matching into an osteopathic or osteopathically focused ophthalmology residency? Here's what you need to do. READ MORE

Gunshot victim becomes a DO: A tale of perseverance and forgiveness
May 17, 2016: A victim of gun violence, Kevin Morton Jr., DO, realizes his dream of becoming a surgeon. READ MORE

'Life-changing opportunity:' MDA summer camp volunteers share stories
May 13 2016: DO and medical student volunteers are needed at Muscular Dystrophy Association camps across the country again this year. READ MORE

DOs, students take to Instagram to educate others on osteopathic medicine
May 11 2016: Instagram is a powerful tool DOs and students can use to celebrate their pride in the profession and promote osteopathic medicine. READ MORE

Osteopathic medical students win AMA's Medical Education Innovation Challenge
May 6, 2016: Two students from MWU/CCOM win the inaugural contest for proposing a curriculum that trains physicians to address health care disparities. READ MORE


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