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Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) Program 
PCOM South Georgia

As a Doctor of Osteopathic (DO) Medicine student at PCOM South Georgia, you’ll learn to treat the person, not just the disease.

Our curriculum emphasizes how injury or illness in one part of the body can impact another. This extra training in the interaction and integration of the neuromusculoskeletal system with other body systems—osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM)—provides our students with additional tools and skills to diagnose and treat patients.

Our Moultrie, GA location is the sole medical school in South Georgia. Our modern facilities include open classrooms, contemporary laboratories and a state-of-the-art simulation center.

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About our DO program at PCOM South Georgia in Moultrie

The osteopathic medical program curriculum combines lectures and interactive, hands-on learning exercises to teach students osteopathic medicine as well as basic and clinical sciences. Through the use of medical simulators and live patient actors, we provide students with crucial experiences in clinical procedure and practice.

As a student in PCOM South Georgia's DO program, you’ll learn anatomy, physiology, microbiology, immunology, clinical medicine and more in an comprehensive fashion during your first and second years. As a third- and fourth-year student, you’ll learn and work at hospitals and healthcare facilities in the Southeast region in order to develop your clinical skills in all stages of patient care.

You will be exposed to a broad scope of medical problems, gradually assuming more responsibility under the direction of experienced physicians. Through it all, you will have the PCOM community behind you, supporting you in every way to help you become the competent, confident health professional you aspire to be.

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Career options

PCOM DO graduates are accepted into a variety of residencies—both osteopathic and allopathic. Many choose primary care specialties including family medicine, general practice, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) and pediatrics.

In addition, many of our medical students choose to pursue non-primary care specialties such as emergency medicine, surgery, anesthesiology, neurology, psychiatry, urology and more.

How to apply to the DO program

Visit our DO program application requirements page to view current information regarding deadlines, admissions requirements and the application process.

For more information about preparing for medical school, please see our pre-medical student's guide to a competitive application. If you are changing careers or applying to medical school as a non-traditional student, the Office of Admissions offers additional resources for applying to medical school.

Cost of attendance and financial aid

PCOM is committed to helping students maximize funding sources and minimize student debt. Visit our Office of Financial Aid section to learn about cost of attendance, types of aid available and how to apply for financial aid.

All courses taken will be assessed at the tuition rate of the student's home program.

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Mission statements

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.

PCOM South Georgia Focus

The additional location of PCOM South Georgia is dedicated to educating osteopathic medical students and biomedical sciences graduate students in serving the healthcare needs of the people in Georgia and the Southeast by providing a program of medical study guided by osteopathic medical tradition, concept and practice. Graduates are encouraged to remain in the Southeast and practice among underserved populations where they will have the most impact.

Accreditation

The doctor of osteopathic medicine programs at PCOM are accredited by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

Program Highlights

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) at PCOM South Georgia

Extensive Training

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

Individualized Instruction

Courses within the DO program at PCOM South Georgia are highly interactive, allowing plenty of opportunities for discussion and developing relationships with instructors.

Active Faculty

As clinicians and scientists, PCOM South Georgia faculty are actively engaged in scholarship and thus bring a cutting-edge perspective to their teaching in our classrooms and labs.

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PCOM South Georgia
Osteopathic Medical Program
2050 Tallokas Road
Moultrie, GA 31768
Phone: 229-668-3110
Email: SOGAadmissions@pcom.edu


 

 


 

 

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