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


TouroCOM-Harlem grads honored with state service award
June 16: Jemima Akinsanya, DO, and Jean Shiraki, DO, received the Community Service Award of the Medical Society of the State of New York. READ MORE

Strike a pose: TUCOM students learn anatomy through yoga
June 9: New elective course not only teaches anatomy interactively, but also introduces students to yoga as a form of stress relief. READ MORE

Students: Are you ready to navigate single graduate medical education?
June 7: Education leaders seek to answer your questions about the single GME accreditation system transition during a free webinar on June 29. READ MORE

PCOM student's nonprofit preps underserved high school girls for medicine 
June 6: Cierra Lewis, OMS III, wants to give younger students early exposure to med school and help them hone the skills they'll need to get there. READ MORE

Global health lessons: Observing health care in newly opened Cuba
June 2: Just-graduated DO is among the first U.S. medical students to train inside Cuba’s hospitals. READ MORE

How to ace your family medicine interviews
May 31: Want to stand out in your family medicine residency interviews? Farrah Fong, DO, gathered intel from program directors, and this is what they said. READ MORE

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


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