Diversity in Osteopathic Medical Education


Beyond Skin Deep: Promoting Diversity in Medical School

Barbara Ross Lee, DO, the first female African American to be appointed dean of a U.S. medical college, explains why increasing diversity in medical school helps everyone. Read.

Tour for Diversity
on Osteopathic Medicine

Tour for Diversity's mission is to educate, inspire, and cultivate future physicians of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds by forming local connections to fulfill a national need. Watch.

An Interview with 
Joseph Johnson

Hear this DO student's inspiring story as he shares his passion for osteopathic medicine and addresses the unique challenges facing medical students from diverse backgrounds.


DO Students Define Diversity      Length: 01:16
Created by AACOM's Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents (COSGP).

Click on these student's names to read their insights on:

1) Future goals, 2) Inspirational minorities in medicine, 3) Hardships as a minority medical student, 4) Advice for other minority students, and 5) Community empowerment.

...and the Health Care Workforce

AACOM in Action


Diversity at the COMs

Recent diversity activities at the nation's colleges of osteopathic medicine


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