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A Brief Guide to Osteopathic Medicine, For Students, By Students 

By Patrick Wu and Jonathan Siu

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A Brief Guide to Osteopathic Medicine, For Students, By Students

This comprehensive guide, written by current osteopathic medical students, is designed to help aspiring physicians understand osteopathic medicine and the path to becoming an osteopathic physician.

The 32-page guide

  • explains what osteopathic medicine is and what a DO does,
  • explores the philosophy and history of osteopathic medicine, from its U.S. origins to its worldwide reach today,
  • outlines osteopathic manipulative medicine techniques (OMM)
  • and presents the growing opportunities available for osteopathic medical students and DOs. 

PDF download available free of charge.

Download the Brief Guide* (PDF, 32 pgs, 1.7 mb)  

*An updated version will be available September 2014.

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