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 27,000 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


ACOM students to represent U.S. at international simulation competition
March 6: After national simulation tournament win, the students are headed to Paris. READ MORE

BCOM students cast in a Chris Hemsworth movie filming in New Mexico
March 2: Just like real life: Cast and crew overshare, quiz medical students on health concerns. READ MORE

Up to $25,000 in research grants available for students and residents
Feb. 23: Apply by May 31 and make a significant contribution to osteopathic medicine with a research project. READ MORE

Arkansas law equally recognizes DO, MD schools in state

Feb. 21: Law clarifies sections in the Arkansas code to include osteopathic and allopathic medical schools in the state. READ MORE

LECOM obtains naming rights to Pittsburgh Pirates training field

Feb. 17: The partnership between LECOM and the Pittsburgh Pirates will benefit students and the community, LECOM president says. READ MORE

Brand campaign milestone: 1 million visits to
Feb. 14: Print ads in top-tier publications helped the campaign attain this achievement. READ MORE

How I bridge 2 worlds as a deaf medical student

Feb. 13: Growing up as a deaf person has given me unique insights into patient care, which I hope to incorporate into my practice when I’m a physician. READ MORE

Students, DOs celebrate the second annual OMS Day of Wellness
Feb. 10: On Feb. 10, osteopathic medical students across the country are promoting mental health and wellbeing. READ MORE


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