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Oklahoma State University

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  
Developing the Physician 4 credit hours
Clinical Medicine Foundations credit hours

Biomedical Foundations (Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular Biology,

Cell and Developmental Anatomy, Cell and Tissue Biology, Immunology, Microbiology, Pharmacology)

10 credit hours
Osteopathic Manual Medicine I credit hours
Clinical Anatomy credit hours
SPRING SEMESTER  
Introduction to the Patient  credit hours
Clinical Skills I  credit hours
Systems (Nervous, Psychiatry, Cardiovascular)  13 credit hours
Osteopathic Manual Medicine II  credit hours
Focus Courses (Lab Medicine, Evidence Based Medicine, Geriatrics, Health Behavioral Change)  credit hours

Second Year

FALL SEMESTER  
Introduction to the Patient credit hours
Clinical Skills II credit hours
Systems (Respiratory, Renal, GI/Hepatic, Endocrine) 12 credit hours
Osteopathic Manual Medicine III credit hours
Focus Courses (HIV/Infectious Disease, Prevention, Rural Health, Pediatrics) credit hours
SPRING SEMESTER  
Introduction to the Patient  credit hours
Clinical Skills III  credit hours
Systems (Hematology, Reproductive, Musculoskeletal, Integumentary)  11 credit hours
Osteopathic Manual Medicine IV  credit hours
Focus Courses (Clinical Nutrition, Obesity, Elective, Elective)  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    

Internal Medicine I

Pediatrics Emergency Medicine

Internal Medicine II

Psychiatry Community Hospital I

OB/GYN

OMM Community Hospital II

Surgery

Rural Clinic 8 Electives

Family Medicine

Community Clinic  4 Didactic Weeks

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