Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DOs) are fully licensed physicians who treat patients as partners in healthcare, combining compassion with a whole-body approach to medicine. DOs practice their distinct philosophy in every medical specialty, in all 50 states.
The future of our profession lies in our ability to come together with a unified voice. We must also recognize that the practice of osteopathic medicine, and the training of osteopathic physicians, has evolved significantly since A.T. Still, MD, DO, created osteopathy.
As NASA’s chief health and medical officer, J.D. Polk, DO, has had a totally cosmic career trajectory.
While the majority of doctors in the US have MDs (Medical Degree), others have DO degrees (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree). Here, the similarities and differences between an MD and DO—and which one is best for you.
Osteopathic schools turn out nearly a quarter of all med school grads.
We stand on the brink of the greatest opportunity we have ever seen to bring true osteopathic care to the forefront of medicine in America...
Pockets of research examining osteopathic care have been conducted over the last 20 years, but there are still more questions than answers about its safety and effectiveness.
It makes a difference when your physician is trained to truly listen. To pay more attention to you than your chart. To look beyond the symptoms and take the time to get to know you as a whole person.
Osteopathic medicine is not just empathy, bedside manner, and holistic medicine.
We specialize in the practice of traditional hands-on Osteopathy. Whether you are seeking health, or simply wish to learn more about Osteopathy, we welcome you to explore these pages.
Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine are complete physicians who practice in every medical specialty. DOs are trained to first consider the person within the patient.
Keeping you up to date on osteopathic medicine.
Osteopaths are regularly challenged by insurance companies, MDs and other healthcare professionals for not having any scientific research to back up osteopathic medicine. At the same time there is a lot of interesting research done all over the world that is relevant to osteopathy but hardly known.
Comprehensive site for students of osteopathy.
The American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians, founded in 1975, exists to support high quality emergency care, promote and protect the interests of Osteopathic emergency physicians, ensure the highest standards of postgraduate education, and provide leadership in research through the Foundation for Osteopathic Emergency Medicine, in a distinct unified profession.
Serving as the professional family for more than 100,000 osteopathic physicians (DOs) and osteopathic medical students, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) promotes public health and encourages scientific research.
Members of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP), had established residency training programs in osteopathic emergency medicine. This had been approved by the actions of the Council on Post-doctoral Training of the American Osteopathic Association.
Welcome to the on-line, continuing medical education site at Michigan State University's College of Osteopathic Medicine. This home page is your gateway to a unique and effective learning experience.
FOEM was founded in 1998 and established as a 501(c)3 charitable organization by the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) as a philanthropic arm of the osteopathic emergency medicine community. Its purpose is to develop grants and awards to support research in emergency medicine conducted by or under the jurisdiction of osteopathic physicians.
The General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) regulates the practice of osteopathy in the United Kingdom. By law osteopaths must be registered with the GOsC in order to practise in the UK.
The Institute of Osteopathy (iO) is the UK’s leading professional membership organisation for osteopaths. The purpose of the institute is to support, unite, develop and promote the osteopathic profession, for the improvement of public health and patient care. Osteopathy is a gentle and effective hands-on approach to healthcare, based on the principle that the way your body moves influences how it functions.
The Osteopathic Center for Children & Families provides a comprehensive approach to children, to enable them to function at the optimum of their potential.
Osteopathic Physicians, also known as Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine or Doctors of Osteopathy (D.O.), diagnose and treat all illnesses and injuries and many specialize in treating back pain.
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This comprehensive site provides an explanation of osteopathic and allopathic medicine and compares the two, provides osteopathic links, and includes a chat room where premed and medical students can post questions and have them answered by peers. It is also an informative site where pre-osteopathic students can ask questions and communicate with other osteopathic and pre-osteopathic students from all over the country.