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Curriculum

The curriculum at the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine places significant focus on primary care.  The four-year program emphasizes the integration of biomedical sciences with clinical systems.  The curriculum includes early hands-on clinical experiences with patients, patient models and simulations.


First Year

 Fall Semester
Course Name Credits
PCME 8914 Medical Science Foundations 4 credit hours

Biomedical Foundations

PCME 8762 Biochemistry (2),

PCME 8752 Cell and Tissue Biology (2),

PCME 8771 Pharmacology (1)

PCME 8743 Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Developmental Anatomy (3)

credit hours
CLME 8312 Osteopathic Manual Medicine credit hours
CLME 8114 Clinical Anatomy credit hours
 Spring Semester
Course Name Credits
CLME 8951 Service Learning and Community Engagement 1 credit hours
CLME 8914 Clinical Care Foundations I 4 credit hours

Biomedical Foundations 

PCME 8703 Microbiology (3)

PCME 8771 Immunology (1)
4 credit hours

Systems 

PCME 8814 Cardiovascular (4)

PCME 8873 Respiratory (3)

PCME 8833 Hematology (3)

PCME 8853 Genitourinary (3)

 13 credit hours

CLME 8322 Osteopathic Manual Medicine II

 3 credit hours
CLME 8821 Geriatrics Focus Course  1 credit hours

Second Year

 Fall Semester
CLME 8981 Culture and Medicine credit hours
CLME 8951 Service Learning and Community Engagement II credit hours
CLME 8924 Clinical Care Foundations II credit hours

Systems

PCME 8823 Gastrointestinal-Hepatic System (3)

PCME 8916 Nervous System (6)        

PCME 8883 Psychiatry System (3)

9 credit hours

CLME 8332 Osteopathic Manual Medicine III

credit hours

Focus courses:

CLME 8861 Rural Health (1)

CLME 8871 Pediatrics (1)

2 credit hours
 Spring Semester
CLME 8961 Service Learning and Community Engagement III 1 credit hours
CLME 8934 Clinical Care Foundations III 3 credit hours

Systems

PCME 8903 Endocrine (3)

PCME 8863 Reproductive (3)

PCME 8843 Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue (3)

9 credit hours
CLME 8342 Osteopathic Manual Medicine IV credit hours

Focus courses: 

CLME 8841 Addiction (1)

CLME 8841 Obesity (1)

 2 credit hours
 PCME 8982 Integrated Systems Review  2 credit hours

Third and Fourth Years

The third and fourth years are comprised of clinical rotations, which are community based, consisting of clerkship experiences in hospitals and clinics where students observe patient care and participate in the evaluation and treatment of patients under physician faculty supervision.

 

Rotations
Pediatrics (5)
Emergency Medicine (5)
Psychiatry (5)
OB/GYN (5)
OMM (5)
Surgery (5)
Community Hospital I (5)
Community Hospital II (5)
Rural Clinic (5)
Family Medicine Clinic (5)
7 Electives (5 Each)
2 Primary Care Electives (5 Each)
4 Didactic Weeks (1 Each)

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