Osteopathic Medicine

Georgia Campus


Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
GA-PCOM

Since 2005, Georgia Campus – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (GA-PCOM) has trained Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) students from Georgia and the surrounding states.

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The Suwanee campus, located just 27 miles north of Atlanta, features a state-of-the-art learning environment with instruction delivered by expert and accomplished faculty.

Our goal is to prepare students for excellence in the practice of osteopathic medicine. As a GA-PCOM student, you will learn to gain insight into your patient's healthcare needs by looking beyond the person and discovering the social and economic factors that impact him or her. We encourage our students to adopt a "Doctor from Day One" mindset as they work to meet their professional and educational goals.

 

Learning Objectives

The Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree program features a comprehensive and contemporary curriculum designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in an ever-changing healthcare environment. During the four-year program, students will develop knowledge and skills in:

  • osteopathic principles and practice.
  • compassionate, appropriate and effective patient care.
  • established and evolving biomedical, clinical and cognate sciences.
  • effective communications with patients, their families and other health professionals, professionalism, ethical principles and sensitivity to a diverse patient population.
  • information literacy including the use of technological tools to effectively access information from various resources and formats.
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Program Data

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Accreditation

The Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine programs at PCOM are accredited by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association.

Mission Statement

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) Program Mission Statement

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine’s osteopathic medical programs are dedicated to fostering the growth of the osteopathic profession by training physicians through programs of medical study guided by osteopathic medical tradition, concept and practice in a learning community built on the values of diversity and respect.

The College’s undergraduate medical programs prepare students for success in graduate medical education and the graduate medical education programs prepare students for the independent practice of osteopathic medicine. The College will be responsive to the health care needs of the respective regions and communities in which the osteopathic medical programs are offered. PCOM is committed to the advancement of knowledge and intellectual growth through teaching and research, and to the well-being of the community through leadership and service.

Program Highlights

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)

Intense Training

DOs receive intensive training in osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM)—the use of the hands to diagnose, treat, and prevent illness or injury.

Personalized Courses

Courses within the DO program are highly personalized, presenting plenty of opportunities for discussion and developing relationships with faculty.

Active Faculty

As clinicians and scientists, GA-PCOM faculty are actively engaged in scholarship and thus bring a cutting-edge perspective to their classroom teaching.

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Georgia Campus - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Osteopathic Medical Program
625 Old Peachtree Road
Suwanee, GA 30024
Phone: 678-225-7500