What is Osteopathic Medicine?

We are one of 34 American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) institutions in the United States. Combined, we educate more than 30,000 future physicians — 25% of all U.S. medical students.


Osteopathic Medicine Care Fundamentals

  • Holistic 
  • Patient-centered 
  • Preventive 
  • Functional 
  • Primary care focus

Meeting a Human Need

Texas ranks 47th out of 50 states for number of primary care physicians for the population. 

(Source: Association of American Medical Colleges) 


Primary Care

Because of our whole-person approach to medicine, 56% of all DOs choose to practice in the primary care disciplines of family practice, general internal medicine and pediatrics.