Programmatic Level Educational Objectives

Graduates of the BCOM Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree program will be able to:

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills acquired from the biomedical, clinical, social, and behavioral sciences to provide patient care in a supervised setting.
  2. Demonstrate competence in the skills of osteopathic manipulative treatment and the application of osteopathic philosophy in patient care.
  3. Demonstrate professionalism, characterized by honesty, integrity, ethical behavior, empathy, and responsibility.
  4. Communicate effectively with patients, families, faculty, peers, and other members of the healthcare team.
  5. Critically appraise, evaluate, and apply scientific evidence to inform patient care and research.
  6. Demonstrate awareness of the roles and interactions of professionals within the healthcare system and identify resources to optimize patient care at the individual and community levels.
  7. Identify the specific healthcare needs of diverse populations and the ways in which the medical community responds.