ECOP 2016
ECOP, Fall 2016


The purpose of the Educational Council on Osteopathic Principles is to:

  • Discuss ideas pertaining to the teaching of osteopathic principles and practices for the member institutions of AACOM,
  • Present recommendations for the improvement of curriculum in these areas on behalf of osteopathic medical education to the Board of Deans,
  • Assist new and developing colleges of osteopathic medicine in developing and implementing sound curriculum in osteopathic principles and practices,
  • And to further develop consensus in the teaching of osteopathic principles and practices.

AACOM Staff Liaison

Tyler Cymet, DO
Chief of Clinical Education

Related Content

Publications and Presentations

  • Glossary Submission Guidelines
    Use these guidelines to submit a term for inclusion on the Glossary of Osteopathic Terminology or to comment on a term in the current glossary.
  • Glossaire de Terminologie Osteopathique 
    French Translation of the 2001 Glossary of Osteopathic Terminology 
    Note: This is not the most current edition of the Glossary, which was revised in 2009.
  • Osteopathic Thesaurus Submission Form (pdf) 
    Use this form to submit terms to the Authorized Osteopathic Thesaurus.

  • Technical Standards Document
    ECOP recommends the following non-academic criteria for admission and continued program participation for osteopathic medical students in programs leading to the doctor of osteopathic medical (DO) degree.