OVERHAULING OSTEOPATHIC MEDICAL EDUCATION

Blue Ribbon Commission issues transformative recommendations
to address primary care physician shortage.

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Read the press release.

A NEW PATHWAY

Read the analysis in Health Affairs.

EARLIER CLINICAL EXPERIENCE.
COMPETENCY-BASED ADVANCEMENT.

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About Osteopathic Medicine

Osteopathic physicians (DOs) are fully licensed to practice the unlimited scope of medicine and surgery in all specialties and sub-specialties. DOs take a whole-person approach to care involving the patient as a partner in achieving wellness by promoting healthy lifestyles and disease prevention.

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Commission Recommendations

New recommendations emphasize hands-on learning and provide opportunities for advancement based on satisfying measures of competency rather than prescribed number of months of study.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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