Quick Links for Osteopathic Medicine

American Medical Association: The American Medical Association helps doctors help patients by uniting physicians nationwide to work on the most important professional and public health issues.

 

American Osteopathic Association: The American Osteopathic Medical Association helps provide anyone with background information about osteopathic medicine, students, education, and practices. It helps patients connect with DOs and understand the medicine they practice.

U.S. Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine:There are currently 29 colleges of Osteopathic Medicine offering instruction. Twenty-three of the COMs are private and six are public.

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM): The American Osteopathic Medical College Application Service (AACOM) is a non-profit, centralized application processing service for applicants to the first-year entering classes at participating U.S. osteopathic medical schools. For the 2013 entering class, most osteopathic medical schools are participating in AACOM.

Applicants and Matriculants: The AACOM FACTS figures and tables comprise the most comprehensive and objective data on U.S. osteopathic medical school applicants, matriculants, enrollment, and graduates. Applicants, Matriculants and Enrollment US Medical School Applicants Data.

iLearn Mentor Program: Find a DO mentor to shadow, for wisdom and guidance. Click on the Mentor Exchange tab to begin.

Medical College Admission Test (MCAT): Are you beginning to prepare for the MCAT exam, getting ready to register, or heading off to the test center? We have all the official information you need about the MCAT exam.

Occupational Outlook Salary information: For hundreds of different types of jobs the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you: the training and education needed, earnings, job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions.

Student Doctor Network: Great site and very useful if you are heading to a medical school interview. Students write their honest opinions about their interview experience.

Tomorrow’s Doctors AAMC: Lots of information about a career in medicine and applying to medical school.

 

 

Underrepresented groups in medicine programs:

Aspiring Doctors: This site was created to help increase diversity in medicine. There is information and advice from people in the know, inspiring stories from med students and doctors, and you have the chance to share your views and opinions with other students who are thinking about medical school.

Future MN Doctors: The goal of the Minnesota's Future Doctors program is to develop the pre-med skills of underrepresented minority and rural college undergrads in Minnesota.

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) is a FREE (full tuition, housing, and meals) six-week summer academic enrichment program that offers freshman and sophomore college students intensive and personalized medical and dental school preparation.

 

Summer Opportunities:

(Most Summer program applications due February 1)

Enrichment Programs: AAMC Database resource to help undergraduates locate enrichment programs on medical school campuses.

Summer Undergraduate Research Programs: AAMC Summer Undergraduate Research Programs (listed by school)

 

Underrepresented groups in Medicine Summer programs:

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) is a FREE (full tuition, housing, and meals) six-week summer academic enrichment program that offers freshman and sophomore college students intensive and personalized medical and dental school preparation.

 

 

 

Updated 4/24/2013 HB