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What is Osteopathic Medicine? | American Osteopathic Association

Patient care

A whole-person approach to hands-on care

Osteopathic physicians believe there’s more to good health than the absence of pain or disease. Learn more about the DO difference.

What is osteopathic medicine? A distinct branch of medicine in the U.S., osteopathic medicine emphasizes the interrelated unity of all systems in the body, each working with the other to heal in times of illness. Learn more about the DO ​Difference.

Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine, or DOs, are fully licensed physicians who practice their unique whole-person approach in every medical specialty. DOs look beyond your symptoms to understand how lifestyle and environmental factors impact your wellbeing, and complete extensive postgraduate and clinical training before becoming fully licensed physicians. Compare physician training requirements to those required for other types of clinicians.

DOs practice medicine according to the latest science and technology, but also consider options to complement pharmaceuticals and surgery. They complete

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College of Osteopathic Medicine | NYIT


Academic Degrees

NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine

Fast Fact: College of Osteopathic Medicine

NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Class of 2019 had a perfect 99% match/placement rate for residencies.

Locations

Long Island, NY

Serota Academic Center, room 203
Northern Boulevard
P.O. Box 8000
Old Westbury, NY 11568
516.686.3747
comadm@nyit.edu
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Jonesboro, AR

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American Osteopathic Association | AOA

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Updates on the AOA’s ongoing COVID-19 advocacy efforts

While courageous osteopathic physicians and students are on the front lines battling the COVID-19 pandemic, the AOA is advocating for you. Thank you for sharing your stories, as they have helped shape our advocacy efforts. The AOA calls for payment parity between telephone and office visits We have heard from our members that many patients are … Read More

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AOA Osteopathic Board Certification in Emergency Medicine


Read the latest on the launch of AOBEM’s new Continuous Osteopathic Recertification Exam

Affirm your commitment to ongoing evidence-based education resulting in high-quality whole person care.

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Learn about the process to become AOA board certified in Emergency Medicine, including required exams and eligibility criteria.

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Designed for physicians by physicians, AOA board certification is an important quality marker for patients and employers.

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Demonstrate excellence in your specialty throughout your career by participating in Osteopathic Continuous Certification.

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