Osteopathic Principles and Practice

General Resources for Teaching Osteopathic Medicine

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine: Member Colleges: Links to all 26 current colleges of osteopathic medicine, their college information book, website, and financial aid office.

Early American Manual Therapy Version 5.0: Free online full-text versions of this collection of texts from 1895 (The Art of Massage by J.H. Kellogg) to 1946 (Treatment by Neuropathy and the Encyclopedia of Physical Manipulative Therapeutics compiled by Thomas T. Lake). Includes "thumbnail graphics" of manipulative techniques from these texts and links to a collection of journal articles on early American manual therapy.

Information for Medical Educators (American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine): A rich source of information and resources for osteopathic medical educators. Includes AACOM’s annual newsletter, MedEd Update; medical education journal reviews on osteopathic topics organized by journal, category, and reviewer; and peer reviewed curricular materials or those created by a task force of experts.

OSTMED-DR: Osteopathic Medicine Digital Repository
A searchable database of full text journals and articles 1898 to 1999. Continues to add information, video, images, and more.
Requires subscription for full access.

Visualization of Osteopathic Principles and Practice (Richard Hallgren and Philip Greenman, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine): This continuing medical education site at MSU offers a variety of online learning topics in manual medicine for any health care professional. Topics include “Basic Concepts of Osteopathic Medicine” and cervical, lumbar, thoracic and rib cage anatomy and biomechanics. Previews with instructional objectives are available for each course, and one 2 hour course, Barrier Concepts, is offered at no charge. Each CME credit is $10, payable only after the final exam is passed.

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What Makes Us Different

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine: Explains the difference that osteopathic medicine makes and compares U.S. trained osteopathic physicians and osteopaths trained abroad. Has other links on the page pertinent to osteopathic medicine.

Videos about differences between MDs and DOs: Several video links about differences between a D.O. and M.D., including a discussion forum.

Texas Tech Medcasts: Has a series of osteopathic manipulation videos that can be downloaded as podcasts.

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Business of Medicine

Free Articles: Lots of free articles at this website related to business of medicine including a "Concepts and Controversies" link that has articles about questions to ask potential employer and the monetary value of the partner's share.

The Doctor's Channel: Lots of videos relevant to the business of medicine including conversations about student debt.

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