Celebrating 125 Years of AACOM and Osteopathic Medical Education
AACOM Celebrates Native American Heritage Month
Honor the rich culture, traditions and accomplishments of America's indigenous people and their descendants. This month serves as a reminder of the enduring contributions and heritage of Native Americans.
Do You Have What It Takes to Be a DO?
Are you interested in becoming a doctor of osteopathic medicine? Explore our site to learn more about schools across the country.
Registration for Educating Leaders 2024, the AACOM Annual Conference, will open in December.
New UME-GME Toolkit Available
This valuable resource addresses unmatched osteopathic medical graduates and offers recommendations to support them through the process.
What Do You Know About OMM?
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) is a hands-on technique vital for doctors of osteopathic medicine in caring for their patients.
Did You Know?
Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Recognized for Excellence in Diversity
October 27, 2023
Selected COMs exemplify outstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
Record Number of Osteopathic Medical Education Advocates Meet with Congress on AACOM Advocacy Day
October 18, 2023
More than 400 deans, faculty members, physicians, residents and students call for fairness for DOs
A Message from the President
September 29, 2023
In an era driven by technological advancements, the legacy of Andrew Taylor Still, the visionary behind osteopathic medicine, increasingly resonates as a beacon of humanism and hands-on care.
Membership Has Its Benefits
AACOM offers unique benefits for COM faculty, staff, students, residents and fellows. Discover resources to help advance your career across the osteopathic medical education continuum.
Educating Leaders 2024, The AACOM Annual Conference
April 17 to 19, 2024
Mark Your Calendars for Educating Leaders 2024, the AACOM Annual Conference. Educating Leaders will be held April 17-19, 2024 in Kansas City, MO.
Check Out The Latest Research
Out of 7,859 total DO graduates, more than 4,100 graduating seniors responded to the AACOM’s Graduating Senior Survey. Twenty-five percent reported entering an ACGME residency with osteopathic recognition. Fifty-four percent of these students plan to specialize in one of the primary care disciplines of family medicine, general internal medicine or general pediatrics.