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Faculty Development Resources

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American College of Rheumatology

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Please contact Luke Mortensen if you have faculty development materials you wish share.

Training the Osteopathic Professions Core Educators (TOPCE)

TOPCE is a starting point for anyone who wants to teach people to become medical professionals. TOPCE programs occur at national conferences like the AACOM Annual Conference, AOA's OMED Conference, and local meetings at individual schools.

Learn more and see sample TOPCE programming.  


Videos and Presentations

The Effective Preceptor

(8:07 min)   Download the related handout (pdf, 5 pages)

Stephen S. Davis, PhD, USAF Major Retired, Director, Faculty Development, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine/Center for Osteopathic Research and Education (CORE)


Curriculum on Curriculum slide

A Curriculum on Curriculum: For Osteopathic Educators

View the presentation (pdf, 31 slides)

What is a curriculum? What does curriculum mean? Who develops a curriculum and why? This presentation has the basics that a person should know before putting together a curriculum. 


Introduction to Osteopathic Medicine for Non-DO Faculty: What Makes an Osteopathic Education Different?

(2010, 21:00 min)           

Accreditation standards require that each osteopathic medical education program provide faculty development for its staff, including an orientation to osteopathic medicine for non-DO faculty.  Use the links below to view an orientation to osteopathic medicine.

View the PowerPoint (2010, ppt, 22 slides)
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Having MDs Precept Osteopathic Medical Students in OMM 

View the videos                View the slide presentation (pdf, 43 slides)

Discussion of indications and contraindications for the most common techniques and the knowledge necessary to supervise osteopathic medical students in OMM are provided in these videos.

Osteopathic medical students, interns and residents may train in settings where DO attending physicians are not always available, or qualified preceptors to oversee the performance of osteopathic manual medicine may be limited. The ATSU-SOMA has developed a program to have MDs oversee the performance of OMM by osteopathic students, by developing a list of the ten most used techniques in osteopathic manual medicine, and then training allopathic physicians to supervise (not perform) these procedures.