The deadline for completed applications is November 15 of each year.
Complete and submit the GME Application for Residency [PDF] along with the required supplemental documents.
Due to current resident commitments, we will not have a position available until July
2023. Applicants are, therefore, encouraged to apply beginning in August 2022.
ONMM Resident Eligibility for Appointment
The following requirements, as part of the foundational knowledge in Osteopathic Principles
and Practice (OPP), including Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) and Osteopathic
Manipulative Treatment (OMT), must be met before an applicant is eligible to receive
an invitation to interview for the Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (ONMM)
- A minimum of 140 hours of OPP coursework, inclusive of the following:
- Osteopathic philosophy, history, terminology, code of ethics, anatomy and physiology
related to osteopathic medicine; indications, contraindications, and safety issues
associated with the use of OMT; and palpatory diagnosis, osteopathic structural exam
- The OMT training must include muscle energy, high-velocity low amplitude (HVLA), and
counterstrain techniques, with additional training in one or more of the following:
myofascial release, osteopathic cranial manipulative medicine, articular technique,
Still technique, ligamentous articular strain, or balanced ligamentous tension technique.
- Completion of formal OMM/OPP competency assessments, which may include:
- NBOME COMLEX-USA I, COMLEX-USA II CE, COMLEX-USA-PE, or the NBOME CORRE exam.
- Prospective residents who have not had a formal assessment of their OMM hands-on skills
may be required to pass a practical exam administered prior to matriculation by the
program director and core faculty to assess these practical skills.
- Residents entering at the ONMM3 level must also meet prerequisite criteria as outlined
in the ACGME Program Requirements for Graduate Medical Education in ONMM.
An applicant who is a DO graduate of a Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation
(COCA)-accredited college of osteopathic medicine (COM) will have met all coursework
and assessment requirements through their medical school education.
An applicant who is a graduate of a medical school in the United States or Canada
that is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) must meet,
at the applicant’s expense, the above coursework requirements as provided by an accredited
COM, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), or one of its component organizations,
such as the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO). Proof of all coursework in OPP must
Notice to Applicants
All applicants for PCOM residency and fellowship programs must be legally authorized
to work in the United States.