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


Road to Rio: DOs help Olympic athletes go for the gold
Three DOs headed to the Olympic and Paralympic Games for the first time discuss what’s involved in caring for elite athletes. 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​​

House of Delegates 2016: Policy roundup
July 25: Here's a rundown of some of the most important resolutions the AOA House of Delegates passed this year. READ MORE

5 key tips to get into the right residency program
July 22: Learn about the residency interview process from a program director's perspective: Here's advice from educator and AOA President John W. Becher, DO. READ MORE

Students: 7 things to know about the single GME accreditation system transition
July 19: A recent webinar hosted by AACOM discussed the 2017 Match, the future of AOA board certification and more. READ MORE


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