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Course Sequence
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

The PCOM South Georgia Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) program will follow the same course sequence as PCOM Georgia. Course sequences and courses are subject to change. Additionally, courses for subsequent academic years may be offered with different titles or course numbers.

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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.