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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
100% Residency Placement Rate
29% 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 2025 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 Hosts 160 Students at 2024 Health Professions Day Camp


On Monday, June 10, UIW’s School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM) hosted its annual Health Professions Day Camp. UIW’s Health Professions Day Camp allows students to experience being part of an interdisciplinary healthcare team as they engage in analyzing medical case studies, clinical simulations, healthcare career exploration and health professions program admission advising.

100% of Eligible Students Match at UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine 2024 Match Day


On March 15, the UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM) hosted its annual Match Day celebration, welcoming family and loved ones to support their soon-to-be doctors as they learned where they matched for residency. The school hosted its first Match Day in 2021 with 96% of students matching, followed by 2022 and 2023 with 99% of students matching both years. This year, 100% of the 139 eligible UIWSOM students matched into 16 different healthcare specialties.

UIWSOM's First-Generation Medical Student Alliance Hosts Mini-Med School Event for High School Students


UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM) students in the First-Generation Medical Student Alliance (FGMSA) recently invited local high school students to their campus to attend a mini medical school event. The student-led organization represents and advocates for first-generation medical students by fostering a supportive environment that provides accessible resources crucial to personal growth, autonomy and educational advancement.

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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