Osteopathic Medicine (DO)

DO 100  — Cellular and Biochemical Foundations of Medicine  

Cellular and Biochemical Foundations of Medicine is a 13 week course that presents to first year medical learners the foundational components of cellular processes and biochemical pathways that are vital to understanding and treating disease. During this course, core concepts presented include cell regulation, biochemical processes, histology, nutrition, metabolism, genetics, and development.

6 credits  

In-Person

DO 101  — Infection and Immunity  

Infection and Immunity is a 13 week course that presents to first year medical learners the foundational components of the immune system and the subsequent interactions with the various microbes that are essential to both preventing and treating human disease. During this course, topics presented include bacterial infection, fungal infections, viral infections, parasitic infections, zoonotic infections, inflammation, the normal immune response to microbial infection, autoimmune conditions, and immunodeficiency.

6 credits  

In-Person

DO 104  — Foundations of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Medicine  

Foundations of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Medicine is a 3 week course that presents to first year medical learners the opportunity to gain an understanding of the essential components of the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems, especially as it relates to normal structure and function. This information is vital to building the foundation to further understand how pathologic disease can then alter these same processes. During this course, learners will be presented with the anatomy, physiology, histology, development, and embryology relevant to the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems.

3.5 credits  

In-Person

DO 105  — Foundations of Renal, Endocrine, and Gastrointestinal Medicine  

Foundations of Renal/Endocrine/Gastrointestinal Medicine is a 5 week course that presents to first year medical learners the opportunity to gain an understanding of the essential components of the renal, endocrine, and gastrointestinal systems, especially as they relate to normal structure and function. This information is vital to building the foundation to further understand how pathologic disease can then alter these same processes. During this course, learners will be presented with the anatomy, physiology, histology, development, and embryology relevant to the renal, endocrine, and gastrointestinal systems.

3.5 credits  

In-Person

DO 106  — Foundations of Research  

Foundations of Research is a 13 week course that presents to first year medical learners the opportunity to gain an understanding of the essential components of research, and the ability to apply them to both future research endeavors and their clinical practice. During this course, learners will be exposed to a variety of topics ranging from research design and methodologies, statistical methods, data analysis, literature navigation, and source evaluation.

1 credits  

In-Person

DO 107  — Foundations of Reproductive and Genitourinary Medicine  

Foundations of Reproductive and Genitourinary Medicine is a 2 week course that presents to first year medical learners the opportunity to gain an understanding of the essential components of the reproductive and genitourinary systems, especially as they relate to normal structure and function. This information is vital to building the foundation to further understand how pathologic disease can then alter these same processes. During this course, learners will be presented with the anatomy, physiology, histology, development, and embryology relevant to the reproductive and genitourinary systems.

2 credits  

In-Person, Lecture

DO 108  — Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat and Neuroscience  

HEENT and Neuroscience I is a 5 week course that presents to first year medical learners the opportunity to gain an understanding of the essential components of the HEENT system and its relation to neuroscience, especially as they relate to normal structure and function. This information is vital to building the foundation to further understand how pathologic disease can then alter these same processes. During this course, learners will be presented with the anatomy, physiology, histology, development, and embryology relevant to the HEENT and nervous systems.

4 credits  

In-Person, Lecture

DO 109  — Introduction to Human Disease and Therapeutics  

Introduction to Human Disease and Therapeutics is a 6 week course that presents to first year medical learners the opportunity to gain an understanding of how pathological processes can alter normal system functions, as well as the pharmacologic principles governing the effects of drugs used by physicians to treat disease. During this course, learners will be exposed to a variety of topics including cellular injury, cellular repair, inflammation, cellular dysplasia, neoplasia, and a brief introduction to the pathophysiology of the various systems. Additional topics covered include pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and the pharmacology of select drug classes.

5.5 credits  

In-Person, Lecture

DO 112  — Foundations of Physiology and the Musculoskeletal System  

Foundations of Physiology and the Musculoskeletal System is a course that presents to first year medical learners the opportunity to gain an understanding of the essential components of the musculoskeletal system, especially as it relates to normal structure and function, while emphasizing the essential components of medical physiology that allow the human body to function and maintain homeostasis. This information is vital to building the foundation to further understand how pathologic disease can then alter these same processes and how some can be treated with osteopathic manipulative medicine. During this course, learners will be presented with the anatomy, histology, development, and embryology relevant to the musculoskeletal system and integument.  Likewise, other core concepts presented in this course include homeostasis, nerve conduction, muscle contraction, thermoregulation, and the autonomic nervous system.

4 credits  

In-Person

DO 114A  — Medical Humanities and Wellness I  

The goals of this course are to foster students’ development into humanistic and socially-conscious physicians through reflective opportunities and engagement in experiences which will foster an increased understanding of unique patient perspectives, issues of implicit bias in medicine and cultural humility.  This course also includes an introduction to Wellness and Lifestyle Medicine to provide the student with a foundation for both self-care and patient care strategies.

.5 credits  

In-Person

DO 114B  — Medical Humanities and Wellness II  

The goals of this course are to foster students’ development into humanistic and socially-conscious physicians through reflective opportunities and engagement in experiences which will foster an increased understanding of unique patient perspectives, issues of implicit bias in medicine and cultural humility.  This course also includes an introduction to Wellness and Lifestyle Medicine to provide the student with a foundation for both self-care and patient care strategies.

.5 credits  

In-Person

DO 114C  — Medical Humanities and Wellness III  

The goals of this course are to foster students’ development into humanistic and socially-conscious physicians through reflective opportunities and engagement in experiences which will foster an increased understanding of unique patient perspectives, issues of implicit bias in medicine and cultural humility.  This course also includes an introduction to Wellness and Lifestyle Medicine to provide the student with a foundation for both self-care and patient care strategies.

.5 credits  

In-Person

DO 139A  — Osteopathic Principles and Practice I  

(Part 1) This course introduces concepts and philosophy of osteopathic medicine; fundamentals in the art of clinical patient observation, palpation and evaluation; surface anatomical landmarks identified as foundation for future coursework in manual medicine as well as for primary care skills; physiologic motions of spine; clinical evaluation skills in active and passive motion; regional and intersegmental motion testing. Somatic dysfunction is defined. Common musculoskeletal patient complaints, their osteopathic diagnosis and management are discussed. Therapeutic skills are developed of soft-tissue, myofascial release and counter strain osteopathic manipulative treatments (OMT); differentiating the basis for myofascial techniques and reflex-oriented techniques; physiologic motion of the thoracic spine and rib cage as well as the biomechanical actions of the respiratory muscles; thoracic and costal somatic dysfunction clinical cases; scoliosis defined, osteopathic management of various scoliosis types; regional muscle energy and HVLA; introduction to viscero-somatic, somatic-visceral, somatic-somatic, and psychosomatic reflexes and their relevance to health and disease; pain and referred pain implications and management.

2 credits  

In-Person, Lecture/Lab

DO 139B  — Osteopathic Principles and Practice II  

(Part 2) This course introduces concepts and philosophy of osteopathic medicine; fundamentals in the art of clinical patient observation, palpation and evaluation; surface anatomical landmarks identified as foundation for future coursework in manual medicine as well as for primary care skills; physiologic motions of spine; clinical evaluation skills in active and passive motion; regional and intersegmental motion testing. Somatic dysfunction is defined. Common musculoskeletal patient complaints, their osteopathic diagnosis and management are discussed. Therapeutic skills are developed of soft-tissue, myofascial release and counter strain osteopathic manipulative treatments (OMT); differentiating the basis for myofascial techniques and reflex-oriented techniques; physiologic motion of the thoracic spine and rib cage as well as the biomechanical actions of the respiratory muscles; thoracic and costal somatic dysfunction clinical cases; scoliosis defined, osteopathic management of various scoliosis types; regional muscle energy and HVLA; introduction to viscero-somatic, somatic-visceral, somatic-somatic, and psychosomatic reflexes and their relevance to health and disease; pain and referred pain implications and management.

1.5 credits  

In-Person, Lecture/Lab

DO 139C  — Osteopathic Principles and Practice III  

(Part 3) This course introduces concepts and philosophy of osteopathic medicine; fundamentals in the art of clinical patient observation, palpation and evaluation; surface anatomical landmarks identified as foundation for future coursework in manual medicine as well as for primary care skills; physiologic motions of spine; clinical evaluation skills in active and passive motion; regional and intersegmental motion testing. Somatic dysfunction is defined. Common musculoskeletal patient complaints, their osteopathic diagnosis and management are discussed. Therapeutic skills are developed of soft-tissue, myofascial release and counter strain osteopathic manipulative treatments (OMT); differentiating the basis for myofascial techniques and reflex-oriented techniques; physiologic motion of the thoracic spine and rib cage as well as the biomechanical actions of the respiratory muscles; thoracic and costal somatic dysfunction clinical cases; scoliosis defined, osteopathic management of various scoliosis types; regional muscle energy and HVLA; introduction to viscero-somatic, somatic-visceral, somatic-somatic, and psychosomatic reflexes and their relevance to health and disease; pain and referred pain implications and management.

1.5 credits  

In-Person

DO 140A  — Primary Care Skills I  

(Part 1) The Primary Care Skills I, II, and III course develops knowledge, attitudes, and skills in osteopathic medical students to competently communicate with patients, understand the patient experience, obtain an accurate history, perform a physical examination, and properly document the medical record. Didactic lectures, skills labs, online modules, standardized patient sessions, and a shadowing experience in an ambulatory center are the methods used to teach and evaluate the student competencies.

1 credits  

In-Person

DO 140B  — Primary Care Skills II  

(Part 2) The Primary Care Skills I, II, and III course develops knowledge, attitudes, and skills in osteopathic medical students to competently communicate with patients, understand the patient experience, obtain an accurate history, perform a physical examination, and properly document the medical record. Didactic lectures, skills labs, online modules, standardized patient sessions, and a shadowing experience in an ambulatory center are the methods used to teach and evaluate the student competencies.

1 credits  

In-Person

DO 140C  — Primary Care Skills III  

(Part 3) The Primary Care Skills I, II, and III course develops knowledge, attitudes, and skills in osteopathic medical students to competently communicate with patients, understand the patient experience, obtain an accurate history, perform a physical examination, and properly document the medical record. Didactic lectures, skills labs, online modules, standardized patient sessions, and a shadowing experience in an ambulatory center are the methods used to teach and evaluate the student competencies.

1 credits  

In-Person

DO 144A  — Clinical Reasoning in Basic Science IA  

Clinical Reasoning in Basic Science I is a yearlong longitudinal course that presents medical learners the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the interplay and integration of foundational science material and how to apply it to clinical medicine. Through various active learning modules, learners will develop the critical thought processes that are vital to clinical reasoning and selection of disease treatments, by fostering and applying their understanding of foundational science that is the underpinning of these processes.

1 credits  

In-Person

DO 144B  — Clinical Reasoning in Basic Science IB  

Clinical Reasoning in Basic Science I is a yearlong longitudinal course that presents medical learners the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the interplay and integration of foundational science material and how to apply it to clinical medicine. Through various active learning modules, learners will develop the critical thought processes that are vital to clinical reasoning and selection of disease treatments, by fostering and applying their understanding of foundational science that is the underpinning of these processes.

1 credits  

In-Person

DO 144C  — Clinical Reasoning in Basic Science IC  

Clinical Reasoning in Basic Science I is a yearlong longitudinal course that presents medical learners the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the interplay and integration of foundational science material and how to apply it to clinical medicine. Through various active learning modules, learners will develop the critical thought processes that are vital to clinical reasoning and selection of disease treatments, by fostering and applying their understanding of foundational science that is the underpinning of these processes.

1 credits  

In-Person

DO 145  — Clinical Reasoning in Basic Science II  

The development of critical reasoning and the integration of basic and clinical science concepts are fostered in students through small group learning activities utilizing written clinical cases. The cases incorporate history and physical findings, laboratory values, imaging, electrophysiology and histopathological images as needed for students to develop an appropriate differential diagnosis. Basic science underpinnings of each case, particularly the pathophysiology of disease are explored by students as guided by specific learning objectives. Student progress in critical thinking and integration of basic and clinical science concepts is assessed by various means as outlined in the respective syllabi for each campus. Assessment tools include an oral examination, a thorough literature search as evidenced in the bibliography, and peer assessment of teammates’ interpersonal communication skills and professionalism.

0 credits  

OnLine

DO 146A  — Comprehensive Basic Science Review and Synthesis IA  

The purpose of the CBSRS course is to assist students in their preparation for the COMLEX Level 1 examination, by mandatory and structured usage of question banks, and other formative assessment tools. Student progress is monitored by faculty, and students may be counseled regarding preparation strategies if necessary.

1.5 credits  

Hybrid

DO 146B  — Comprehensive Basic Science Review and Synthesis IB  

The purpose of the CBSRS course is to assist students in their preparation for the COMLEX Level 1 examination, by mandatory and structured usage of question banks, and other formative assessment tools. Student progress is monitored by faculty, and students may be counseled regarding preparation strategies if necessary.

1.5 credits  

Hybrid

DO 146C  — Comprehensive Basic Science Review and Synthesis IC  

The purpose of the CBSRS course is to assist students in their preparation for the COMLEX Level 1 examination, by mandatory and structured usage of question banks, and other formative assessment tools. Student progress is monitored by faculty, and students may be counseled regarding preparation strategies if necessary.

1.5 credits  

Hybrid

DO 190E  — Culinary Medicine  
.5-1 credits  

In-Person, Lecture

DO 190EM  — Culinary Medicine  
1 credits  

Lecture

DO 208  — Intermediate Medical Spanish  
1 credits  

In-Person

DO 215  — Clinical Approach to Psychiatry  

The Clinical Approach to Psychiatry course presents to second year osteopathic medical students a multidisciplinary approach to psychiatry. Evaluation of the psychiatrically ill patient and principles of psychiatric diagnosis are presented. The neurobiological basis of psychiatric disease and its treatment is discussed. Topics presented include neuropharmacology, mood disorders, psychosis, substance abuse disorders, and other major psychiatric disorders, with integration of emergency medicine, pediatric medicine, and geriatric medicine when applicable.

2.5 credits  

In-Person

DO 218  — Clinical Approach to Gastroenterology  

The Clinical Approach to Gastroenterology course presents to second year osteopathic medical students a multidisciplinary approach to disease states affecting the gastrointestinal tract. The primary focus of the course is the underlying pathophysiology and pathologies of inflammatory, infectious, neoplastic, developmental or traumatic diseases affecting these organs and the differential diagnosis of each. The microbiology of common pathogens affecting this system is presented. The role of medical imaging and other diagnostic tests in diagnosis and management is introduced. The pharmacology of drugs used to treat these disorders focuses on mechanism of action, rationale for usage, indications, contraindications and adverse effect profile. Specific clinical management of common gastroenterological disease presentations is presented, with integration of emergency medicine, pediatric medicine, geriatric medicine, and surgical intervention when applicable.

3.5 credits  

In-Person

DO 226  — Clinical Approach to Hematology and Oncology  

The Clinical Approach to Hematology and Oncology course presents to second year osteopathic medical students a multidisciplinary approach to disease states associated with hematology and oncology. The primary focus of the course is the pathophysiology and pathologies underlying disorders such as anemias, lymphomas, leukemias, and blood dyscrasias. The pharmacology of drugs used to treat these disorders focuses on mechanism of action, rationale for usage, indications, contraindications and adverse effect profile. Specific clinical management of common hematological and oncological disease presentations is presented, with integration of pediatric medicine and geriatric medicine, when applicable.

2 credits  

In-Person

DO 228  — Clinical Approach to Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine  

The Clinical Approach to Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine course presents to second year osteopathic medical students a multidisciplinary approach to disease states affecting the cardiovascular and renal systems. The primary focus of the course is the underlying pathophysiology and pathologies of inflammatory, infectious, neoplastic, developmental or traumatic diseases affecting these organs, and the differential diagnosis of each, including the crossover issues between these systems. The microbiology of common pathogens affecting these systems is presented. The role of medical imaging and other diagnostic tests in diagnosis and management is introduced. The pharmacology of drugs used to treat these disorders focuses on mechanism of action, rationale for usage, indications, contraindications and adverse effect profile. Specific clinical management of common cardiovascular and renal disease presentations is presented, with integration of emergency medicine, pediatric medicine, geriatric medicine, and surgical intervention when applicable.

5.5 credits  

In-Person

DO 229  — Clinical Approach to Pulmonary Medicine  

The Clinical Approach to Pulmonary Medicine course presents to second year osteopathic medical students a multidisciplinary approach to disease states affecting the respiratory system. The primary focus of the course is the underlying pathophysiology and pathologies of inflammatory, infectious, neoplastic, developmental or traumatic diseases affecting this organ system and the differential diagnosis of each. The role of medical imaging and other diagnostic tests in diagnosis and management is introduced. The microbiology of common respiratory pathogens is presented. The pharmacology of drugs used to treat these disorders focuses on mechanism of action, rationale for usage, indications, contraindications and adverse effect profile. Specific clinical management of common respiratory disease presentations is presented, with integration of emergency medicine, pediatric medicine, geriatric medicine, and surgical intervention when applicable.

3.5 credits  

In-Person

DO 230  — Clinical Approach to Neuroscience and Neurology  

The Clinical Approach to Neuroscience and Neurology course presents to second year osteopathic medical students a multidisciplinary approach to disease states affecting the nervous system, including the eye. The primary focus of the course is the underlying pathophysiology and pathologies of inflammatory, infectious, neoplastic, degenerative, developmental or traumatic diseases affecting these organs and the differential diagnosis of each. The role of medical imaging and other diagnostic tests in diagnosis and management is introduced. The microbiology of common pathogens affecting this system is presented. The pharmacology of drugs used to treat these disorders focuses on mechanism of action, rationale for usage, indications, contraindications and adverse effect profile. Specific clinical management of common neurological disease presentations is presented, with integration of emergency medicine, pediatric medicine, geriatric medicine, and surgical intervention when applicable.

5 credits  

In-Person

DO 239A  — Osteopathic Principles and Practice IV  

The Osteopathic Principles and Practice (OPP) IV, V, and VI courses for 2022-2023 teach an osteopathic manipulative medical approach (including diagnosis of somatic dysfunction and treatment with OMT) related to the following topics and areas: Osteopathic cranial manipulative medicine Temporomandibular joint disorder Pediatrics, obstetrics, gynecology, surgery, and physical medicine and rehabilitation Ear, nose and throat Innominate and sacral mechanics Costal mechanics Functional anatomy of the pelvis Leg length discrepancy Low back pain GI, renal, urinary tract, and reproductive systems Hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow, and wrist areas Types of OMT taught include: muscle energy, HVLA, counterstrain, cranial osteopathic manipulative medicine, balanced ligamentous tension, ligamentous articular release, facilitated positional release, and Still Technique, related to the head, spine, pelvis, and extremities.

1.5 credits  

In-Person

DO 239B  — Osteopathic Principles and Practice V  

The Osteopathic Principles and Practice (OPP) IV, V, and VI courses for 2022-2023 teach an osteopathic manipulative medical approach (including diagnosis of somatic dysfunction and treatment with OMT) related to the following topics and areas: Osteopathic cranial manipulative medicine Temporomandibular joint disorder Pediatrics, obstetrics, gynecology, surgery, and physical medicine and rehabilitation Ear, nose and throat Innominate and sacral mechanics Costal mechanics Functional anatomy of the pelvis Leg length discrepancy Low back pain GI, renal, urinary tract, and reproductive systems Hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow, and wrist areas Types of OMT taught include: muscle energy, HVLA, counterstrain, cranial osteopathic manipulative medicine, balanced ligamentous tension, ligamentous articular release, facilitated positional release, and Still Technique, related to the head, spine, pelvis, and extremities.

1 credits  

In-Person

DO 239C  — Osteopathic Principles and Practice VI  

The Osteopathic Principles and Practice (OPP) IV, V, and VI courses for 2022-2023 teach an osteopathic manipulative medical approach (including diagnosis of somatic dysfunction and treatment with OMT) related to the following topics and areas: Osteopathic cranial manipulative medicine Temporomandibular joint disorder Pediatrics, obstetrics, gynecology, surgery, and physical medicine and rehabilitation Ear, nose and throat Innominate and sacral mechanics Costal mechanics Functional anatomy of the pelvis Leg length discrepancy Low back pain GI, renal, urinary tract, and reproductive systems Hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow, and wrist areas Types of OMT taught include: muscle energy, HVLA, counterstrain, cranial osteopathic manipulative medicine, balanced ligamentous tension, ligamentous articular release, facilitated positional release, and Still Technique, related to the head, spine, pelvis, and extremities.

1.5 credits  

In-Person

DO 240A  — Primary Care Skills IV  

The Primary Care Skills IV, V, and VI course develops knowledge, attitudes, and skills in osteopathic medical students to competently communicate with patients and other medical professionals, utilize the concepts of patient and family- centered care, obtain a comprehensive and focused patient history and physical, document the medical record, prioritize the differential diagnosis, train in oral presentation of the clinical encounter, facilitate patient transitions, and develop other various clinical skills necessary to the aspiring physician. Didactic lectures, skills labs, online modules, standardized patient sessions, clinical case active learning sessions, and other simulation modalities are the methods used to teach and evaluate the student competencies.

1 credits  

In-Person

DO 240B  — Primary Care Skills V  

The Primary Care Skills IV, V, and VI course develops knowledge, attitudes, and skills in osteopathic medical students to competently communicate with patients and other medical professionals, utilize the concepts of patient and family- centered care, obtain a comprehensive and focused patient history and physical, document the medical record, prioritize the differential diagnosis, train in oral presentation of the clinical encounter, facilitate patient transitions, and develop other various clinical skills necessary to the aspiring physician. Didactic lectures, skills labs, online modules, standardized patient sessions, clinical case active learning sessions, and other simulation modalities are the methods used to teach and evaluate the student competencies.

1 credits  

In-Person

DO 240C  — Primary Care Skills VI  

The Primary Care Skills IV, V, and VI course develops knowledge, attitudes, and skills in osteopathic medical students to competently communicate with patients and other medical professionals, utilize the concepts of patient and family- centered care, obtain a comprehensive and focused patient history and physical, document the medical record, prioritize the differential diagnosis, train in oral presentation of the clinical encounter, facilitate patient transitions, and develop other various clinical skills necessary to the aspiring physician. Didactic lectures, skills labs, online modules, standardized patient sessions, clinical case active learning sessions, and other simulation modalities are the methods used to teach and evaluate the student competencies.

1.5 credits  

In-Person

DO 246  — Medical Ethics  

This course introduces future osteopathic physicians to medical ethics using problem-based learning, small group sessions, case discussions, role-playing, standardized patient encounters and lectures. Emphasis will be placed on developing a clinical approach that is guided by a physician’s ethical, legal and professional responsibilities to their patients, community and society. The overall goal of the course is for students to develop the skills necessary for anticipating and addressing the various ethical and legal issues and dilemmas that will arise during their clinical education and professional career. Topics to be covered include ethical theory and principles, clinical ethics, professionalism, consent, decision-making rights of minors, privacy and confidentiality, end-of-life care, physician impairment and disclosing medical errors. In addition, students will be introduced to the basic legal concepts and requirements related to the practice of medicine including malpractice, negligence, compensatory and punitive damages, Good Samaritan laws, professional standards and the legal nature of the Physician-Patient Relationship.

1 credits  

Hybrid

DO 247  — Research Practicum in Medicine  

Research Practicum in Medicine is an elective for M2s that will span up to 3 terms as a practicum opportunity to utilize the skills learned in the M1 course, Foundations of Research in Medicine. Although the research must be conducted throughout the M2 year, the enrolled course is offered in M2T3. Participants will engage with a research mentor to develop and execute an independent research project. Where possible, students will endeavor to include osteopathic principles into their design and interpretations. At the culmination of this elective, the student will present their original research at the PCOM Research Day and/or another suitable event as agreed upon by the mentor, student and course directors. NOTE: To be eligible for this course you must have successfully completed the M1 course, Foundations of Research in Medicine (DO 106),  maintained a GPA of ≥3.0 by the end of M1 and have no unresolved failures on the M1 transcript or the M2 transcript.

1 credits  

Hybrid

DO 248  — Clinical Approach to Endocrinology and Disorders of Metabolism  

The Clinical Approach to Endocrinology and Disorders of Metabolism course presents to second year osteopathic medical students a multidisciplinary approach to disease states affecting the endocrine system and its crossover with metabolic disorders. The primary focus of the course is the underlying pathophysiology and pathologies of inflammatory, autoimmune, neoplastic, developmental or traumatic diseases affecting this organ system and the differential diagnosis of each. The role of medical imaging and other diagnostic tests in diagnosis and management is introduced. The pharmacology of drugs used to treat these disorders focuses on mechanism of action, rationale for usage, indications, contraindications and adverse effect profile. Specific clinical management of common endocrine disease presentations is presented, with integration of emergency medicine, pediatric medicine, geriatric medicine, surgical and nutritional intervention, when applicable.

3 credits  

In-Person

DO 250  — Clinical Approach to Reproductive Genitourinary and Obstetrical Medicine  

The Clinical Approach to Reproductive Genitourinary and Obstetrical Medicine course presents to second year osteopathic medical students a multidisciplinary approach to disease states affecting the reproductive and genitourinary systems, including the breasts. The primary focus of the course is the underlying pathophysiology and pathologies of inflammatory, infectious, neoplastic, developmental, traumatic, and hormonal diseases affecting these organs, and the differential diagnosis of each, including the crossover issues between these systems. The microbiology of common pathogens affecting these systems is presented. The role of medical imaging and other diagnostic tests in diagnosis and management is introduced. The pharmacology of drugs used to treat these disorders focuses on mechanism of action, rationale for usage, indications, contraindications and adverse effect profile. Specific clinical management of common reproductive, gynecological, obstetric and genitourinary disease presentations is presented, with integration of emergency medicine, pediatric medicine, geriatric medicine, and surgical intervention when applicable.

5.5 credits  

In-Person

DO 259  — Clinical Approach to Musculoskeletal Medicine and Dermatology  

The Clinical Approach to Musculoskeletal Medicine and Dermatology course presents to second year osteopathic medical students a multidisciplinary approach to the clinical areas of orthopedics, rheumatology and dermatology. The primary focus of the course is the underlying pathophysiology and pathologies of inflammatory, autoimmune, infectious, neoplastic, developmental or traumatic diseases affecting the bones, joints, muscles, and skin, and the differential diagnosis of each, including the crossover issues between these systems. The microbiology of common pathogens affecting these systems is presented. The role of medical imaging and other diagnostic tests in diagnosis and management is introduced. The pharmacology of drugs used to treat these disorders focuses on mechanism of action, rationale for usage, indications, contraindications and adverse effect profile. Specific clinical management of common diseases affecting the bones, muscles, joints, and skin is presented, with integration of emergency medicine, pediatric medicine, geriatric medicine, and surgical intervention when applicable.

3 credits  

In-Person

DO 261  — Preventive Medicine and Public Health  

The Preventive Medicine and Public Health course introduces osteopathic medical students to the knowledge and competencies related to the specialty of Preventive Medicine and the subspecialties in this field which include Public Health/General Preventive Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and Aerospace Medicine. Content in this course includes: an introduction to preventive medicine, evidence-based medicine, biostatistics/epidemiology, the healthcare delivery and payment system; chronic disease prevention and control; infectious disease prevention and control, and public health preparedness and response to disasters, outbreaks, and pandemics.

1 credits  

Hybrid

DO 309  — Introduction to Clerkship  
17 credits  

OnLine

DO 310  — Family Medicine Rotation  
.02-17 credits  
DO 310G  — Family Medicine Rotation  
.02-17 credits  
DO 310M  — Family Medicine Rotation  
.02-17 credits  
DO 312  — OMM Family Medicine  

Required four-week hospital based clinical rotation in PCOM affiliated hospitals.

.02-17 credits  
DO 312A  — OMM Family Medicine Selective  
.02-17 credits  
DO 312B  — OMM Family Medicine CC Away  
0 credits  
DO 312C  — Family Medicine Presentation OSCE  
0 credits  

OnLine

DO 312G  — OMM Family Medicine  
.02-17 credits  
DO 312M  — OMM Family Medicine  
.02-17 credits  
DO 313  — General Internal Medicine Rotation  

Required four-week clinical rotation in PCOM affiliated hospitals and outpatient offices.

.02-17 credits  
DO 313G  — General Internal Medicine Rotation  
.02-17 credits  
DO 313M  — General Internal Medicine Rotation  
.02-17 credits  
DO 314  — IM Cardiology Rotation  

Required four-week clinical rotation in PCOM affiliated hospitals and outpatient offices.

.02-17 credits  
DO 314G  — IM Cardiology Rotation  
.02-17 credits  
DO 314M  — IM Cardiology Rotation  
.02-17 credits  
DO 315  — Obstetrics and Gynecology Rotation  

Required four-week elective rotation in PCOM affiliated hospital and outpatient offices.

.02-25.5 credits  
DO 315G  — Obstetrics Gynecology  
.02-17 credits  
DO 315M  — Obstetrics Gynecology  
.02-17 credits  

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DO 316  — Pediatric Rotation  

Required four-week elective rotation in PCOM affiliated hospital and outpatient offices.

.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 316G  — Pediatrics  
.02-17 credits  
DO 316M  — Pediatrics  
.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 317  — Psychiatry Rotation  

Required four-week clinical rotation in PCOM affiliated hospitals and outpatient offices.

.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 317G  — Psychiatry  
.02-17 credits  
DO 317M  — Psychiatry  
.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 319  — General Surgery Rotation  

Required 4-week clinical rotation in PCOM affiliated hospital and outpatient offices.

.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 319G  — General Surgery  
.02-17 credits  
DO 319M  — General Surgery  
.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 320  — Surgery Rotation  
.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 320G  — Surgery Subspecialty  
.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 320M  — Surgery Subspecialty  
.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321  — IM Subspecialty  
.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321A  — IM Allergy Immunology  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321AG  — IM Allergy Immunology  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321AM  — IM Allergy Immunology  

OnLine

DO 321B  — IM Neurology  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321BG  — IM Neurology  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321BM  — IM Neurology  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321C  — IM Cardiology  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321CG  — IM Cardiology  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321CM  — IM Cardiology  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321D  — IM Dermatology  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321DG  — IM Dermatology  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321DM  — IM Dermatology  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321E  — IM Geriatric Medicine  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321EG  — IM Geriatric Medicine  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321EM  — IM Geriatric Medicine  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321F  — IM Neonatal ICU  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321FG  — IM Neonatal ICU  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321FM  — IM Neonatal ICU  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321G  — IM Subspecialty  
.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321H  — IM Hematology Oncology  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321HG  — IM Hematology Oncology  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321HM  — IM Hematology Oncology  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321I  — IM Infectious Disease  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321IG  — IM Infectious Process  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321IM  — IM Infectious Disease  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321J  — IM Critical Care  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321JG  — IM Critical Care  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321JM  — IM Critical Care  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321K  — IM Pediatric ICU  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321KG  — IM Pediatric ICU  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321KM  — IM Pediatric ICU  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321L  — IM Palliative Care  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321LG  — IM Palliative Care  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321LM  — IM Palliative Care  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321M  — IM Subspecialty  
.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321N  — IM Nephrology  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321NG  — IM Nephrology  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321NM  — IM Nephrology  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321O  — IM Rheumatology  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321OG  — IM Rheumatology  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321OM  — IM Rheumatology  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321P  — IM Pediatrics  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321PG  — IM Pediatrics  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321PM  — IM Pediatrics  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321Q  — IM PM&R  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321QG  — IM PM and R  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321QM  — IM PM and R  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321R  — IM Radiology  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321RG  — IM Radiology  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321RM  — IM Radiology  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321S  — IM Pediatric Cardiology  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321SG  — IM Pediatric Cardiology  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321SM  — IM Pediatric Cardiology  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321T  — IM Gastroenterology  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321TG  — IM Gastroenterology  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321TM  — IM Gastroenterology  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321U  — IM Pulmonary Medicine  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321UG  — IM Pulmonary Medicine  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321UM  — IM Pulmonary Medicine  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321V  — IM Pain Management  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321VG  — IM Pain Management  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321VM  — IM Pain Management  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321W  — IM Wound Care  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321WG  — IM Wound Care  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321WM  — IM Wound Care  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 321X  — IM Endocrine  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321XG  — IM Endocrine  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 321XM  — IM Endocrine  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 322  — Advanced Clinical Skills Radiology  
.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 322A  — Advanced Clinical Skills  
4.25 credits  
DO 322G  — Advanced Clinical Skills  
.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 322M  — I2C  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 323G  — Emergency Medicine  
.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 324  — Emergency Medicine Sect III  
0 credits  
DO 325  — Palliative Medicine  
0-8.5 credits  
DO 326  — Medical Humanities  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 326G  — Medical Humanities  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 384  — Women Health and Pediatrics  
0-51 credits  
DO 385  — Adult Medicine  
0-51 credits  
DO 386  — Surgery  
0-51 credits  
DO 387  — CRIBS III  
3-17 credits  
DO 387G  — CRIBS III  
3-17 credits  

Lecture

DO 387M  — CRIBS III  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 389  — Elective Medical Spanish  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 389G  — Elective Medical Spanish  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 389M  — Elective Medical Spanish  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 391  — Critical Reasoning in Basic Science IV  
8.5, 17 credits  
DO 391G  — CRIBS IV  
8.5, 17 credits  
DO 391R  — Research  
3 credits  
DO 392  — Elective Clerkship  
.02-17 credits  
DO 392G  — Elective Clerkship  
.02-17 credits  
DO 392GR  — Research  
3-6 credits  
DO 392M  — Elective  
8.5-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 392R  — Elective Research  
3-17 credits  
DO 394  — Elective Rotation  

Four-week elective rotation in PCOM affiliated hospital or outpatient office.

DO 400G  — Interprof DO  
0 credits  
DO 411G  — Rural Underserved Medicine  
4.25-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 412  — Ambulatory Sub I Rotation  
.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 412G  — Osteopathic Primary Care Sub I  
.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 412M  — Rural Underserv Osteop Sub I  
.02-17 credits  
DO 413  — Ambulatory Sub II Rotation  
.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 413G  — Ambulatory Primary Care Sub I  
.02-17 credits  
DO 413M  — Rural Underserv Amb Sub I  
.02-17 credits  
DO 415  — Emergency Medicine Rotation  
.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 415G  — Emergency Medicine  
.02-17 credits  
DO 415M  — Emergency Medicine  
.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 416  — Medical Sub I Rotation  
8.5, 17 credits  
DO 419  — Surgery Selective  
DO 420G  — Surgery Sub/Selective  
.02-17 credits  
DO 421G  — IM Sub/Selective  
8.5, 17 credits  
DO 422  — Ambulatory Surgery  
8.5-17 credits  
DO 422G  — Internal Medicine Ambulatory  
.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 422M  — IM Ambulatory  
.02-17 credits  

OnLine

DO 480  — Research Fellowship  
1-17 credits  
DO 481  — Research  
1-17 credits  
DO 481G  — OMM Fellow Georgia  
17 credits  
DO 489  — Vacation  
0 credits  
DO 901  — Fundamental Concepts in Medici  
0, 0, 0 credits  

OnLine

DO 990  — Lehigh Valley Clerkship  
0-17 credits  
DO 997  — Winter Break  
DO 997G  — Winter Break  
0 credits  
DO 997M  — Winter Break  
0, 0 credits  
DO 999G  — Schedule Off Clerkship  
.02-17 credits  
DO 999M  — Scheduled Off