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Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree Program

The College’s medical curriculum integrates foundational biomedical and clinical knowledge and instills the principles and philosophy of osteopathic medicine. The College offers an array of impressive resources which includes a hybrid gross-virtual anatomy laboratory, a standardized patient facility, and high-fidelity standardized mannequins to support of the development of the skills necessary to become an osteopathic physician. The curriculum is applications-based and integrates the American Osteopathic Association’s Core Competencies which align with Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Programmatic Level Educational Objectives:

Objective IIntegrate knowledge and skills acquired from the biomedical, clinical, social, and behavioral sciences to provide patient care in a supervised setting.
Objective IIDemonstrate competence in the skills of osteopathic manipulative treatment and the application of osteopathic philosophy in patient care.
Objective IIIDemonstrate professionalism, characterized by honesty, integrity, ethical behavior, empathy, and responsibility.
Objective IVCommunicate effectively with patients, families, faculty, peers, and other members of the healthcare team.
Objective VCritically appraise, evaluate, and apply scientific evidence to inform patient care and research.
Objective VIDemonstrate awareness of the roles and interactions of professionals within the healthcare system and identify resources to optimize patient care at the individual and community levels
Objective VIIIdentify the specific healthcare needs of diverse populations and the ways in which the medical community responds.