applies and integrates biomedical sciences in clinical contexts
Why UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine?
The UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine combines the best possible scientific grounding, service to the community and abundant clinical experience — across many types of primary and specialty care settings and diverse patient populations.
Informed by our mission and guided by the example of our founders (Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word), you will gain confidence and deepen your commitment to medicine while addressing the real and pressing needs of underserved communities. As a faith-based institution, the School of Osteopathic Medicine offers a curriculum designed to transform you from a student of medicine to a fully-reflective Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine.
Osteopathic Medicine Care Fundamentals
- Primary Care Focus
Your integrated curriculum (Phase I, Phase II) includes weekly community engagement and early clinical experience.
provides early exposure to experiential learning and patient contact
fosters professional identity formation
emphasizes the interpersonal skills required of successful healthcare teams
awakens in you a sense of social accountability and cultural awareness