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Learn by Solving

The Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) program challenges you to problem solve alongside peers and faculty, in small and large group case-based learning. The case comes to life with early clinical exposure in years one and two.

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San Antonio Calling

The diversity in San Antonio, the nation’s seventh-largest city, provides endless healthcare opportunities for those pursuing medicine. The San Antonio patient population includes some 250,000 veterans and 80,000 active-duty military.

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Graduate Medical Education

UIWSOM has established several new residency programs in South Texas and are in the process of developing more each year. By investing in the development of residency programs, UIWSOM is expanding access to healthcare and medical education to communities in need.

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School of Osteopathic Medicine by the Numbers

150 Class Size
99% Residency Placement Rate
34% Overall under-represented minority population
35K Estimated shortage of primary care physicians by 2025


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 Interested in UIWSOM?

Join us for one of our many admissions event this fall! We offer information sessions, both virtually and in-person,  campus tours, and special sessions hosted by Dean John Pham and select faculty members.  All information sessions include information on both the UIWSOM Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) and Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) programs. Refer to the Admissions Events page for further information. 

The application for the Incoming Class of 2024 is now open!

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School of Osteopathic Medicine Mission

The Mission of the University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine flows from the Mission of the University and the founding call of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word to extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ.

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UIWSOM Unveils New Campus Amenities to Help Students Combat Stress


Students of the UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM) have two new spaces to enjoy and utilize to promote their health and wellbeing – a gaming room and fitness center. The sounds of quarterbacks calling plays, and the enthusiastic clicking of controller buttons will now be common sounds in the student lounge on the UIWSOM campus. Last week these new spaces were officially opened by SOM leadership who proudly showcased the school’s new amenities.

UIWSOM Learners Celebrate Match Day Ceremony


It was a frigid Friday morning, but nothing could cool the excitement of the standing-room-only crowd of soon-to-be doctors, family and friends who gathered on March 17 for National Match Day. The group from the University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM) crowded together at the Hangar 9 event space on the Brooks campus to collectively share the good news about where they had “matched.”

UIWSOM Welcomes New Class of Learners at Annual White Coat Ceremony

On Saturday, July 24, the UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM) officially welcomed its fourth and fifth classes of learners at the annual White Coat Ceremony at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts.

UIWSOM Welcomes New Class of Learners at Annual White Coat Ceremony

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Contact the School of Osteopathic Medicine

Address: Brooks City Base - 7615 Kennedy Hill, Building 1, San Antonio, TX 78235
Phone: (210) 283-6998

The annual White Coat Ceremony welcomes first-year students as colleagues dedicated to patient care, especially for the underserved.

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