DOCTOR OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE - SOUTH GEORGIA

Course Sequence
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

The PCOM South Georgia Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) program will follow the same course sequence as GA-PCOM. The course sequence shown below is for the 2017-2018 academic year. Courses for subsequent academic years may be offered with different titles or course numbers.

 

FIRST YEAR


Term 1 - (Fall)

DO 111G Structural Principles of Osteopathic Medicine 13 Credits
DO 138AG Preventive and Community-Based Medicine I 1 Credit
DO 139AG Osteopathic Principles and Practice I 2 Credits
DO 140AG Primary Care Skills I 2 Credits
DO 100G Interprofessional Approach to Caring for the Community  0 Credits
TOTAL CREDITS
18


Term 2 - (Winter)

DO 121G Cellular and Molecular Basis of Medicine 14 Credits
DO 138BG
Preventive and Community-Based Medicine II 1 Credit
DO 139BG
Osteopathic Principles and Practice II 2 Credits
DO 140BG
Primary Care Skills II 2 Credits
DO 100G Interprofessional Approach to Caring for the Community  0 Credits 
TOTAL CREDITS
19


Term 3 - (Spring)

DO 130G
Basic and Clinical Neurosciences 14 Credits
DO 133G Emergency Medicine I 1 Credit
DO 138CG
Preventive and Community-Based Medicine III 1 Credit
DO 139CG
Osteopathic Principles and Practice III 2 Credits
DO 140CG
Primary Care Skills III 2 Credits
DO 100G  Interprofessional Approach to Caring for the Community  0 Credits 
TOTAL CREDITS
20

SECOND YEAR


Term 1 - (Fall)

DO 134G Cardiovascular, Pulmonary and Renal Medicine 12 Credits
DO 144G Clinical Reasoning in Basic Sciences I 1 Credit
DO 211G Basic and Clinical Endocrinology 3 Credits
DO 239AG Osteopathic Principles and Practice IV 2 Credits
DO 240AG Primary Care Skills IV 1 Credit
DO 311G Medical Law 2 Credits
TOTAL CREDITS
21


Term 2 - (Winter)

DO 145G Clinical Reasoning in Basic Sciences II 1 Credit
DO 212G
Gastroenterology 4 Credits
DO 213G
Reproductive and Genitourinary Sciences 6 Credits
DO 214AG
Musculoskeletal/Skin 4 Credits
DO 239BG
Osteopathic Principles and Practice V 2 Credits
DO 240BG
Primary Care Skills V 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
18


Term 3 - (Spring)

DO 146G
Comprehensive Basic Science Review and Synthesis 1 Credit
DO 215G Psychiatry 2 Credits
DO 232G
Surgery, Ophthalmology, ENT 2 Credits
DO 233G
Life Stages: Geriatrics and Pediatrics 2 Credits
DO 235G
Emergency Medicine II 2 Credits
DO 239CG
Osteopathic Principles and Practice VI 2 Credits
DO 240CG
Primary Care Skills VI 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
12
TOTAL CREDITS FIRST & SECOND YEAR
108

CLINICAL CLERKSHIP - THIRD YEAR


Rotation

Advanced Clinical Skills* 17 Credits
Family Medicine 17 Credits
General Internal Medicine 17 Credits
General Surgery 17 Credits
Internal Medicine Selective 17 Credits
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 Credits
OMM/Family Medicine 17 Credits
Pediatrics 17 Credits
Psychiatry 17 Credits
Surgery Selective 17 Credits
Adult Ambulatory Medicine 17 Credits
   
*Includes non-credit American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) course completion, required for graduation.  

CLINICAL CLERKSHIP - FOURTH YEAR


Rotation

Electives (9) 153 Credits
Underserved/Rural Family Medicine (2) 34 Credits
Emergency Medicine 17 Credits
   
Each 17 credit rotation requires 240 contact hours.  
   
Other than in electives, fourth year rotations contain a component of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine.