The pre-medical concentration is appropriate for students wanting to become osteopathic physicians. However to ensure you have completed all pre-requisites for your school of choice, the medical school’s individual criteria should be checked carefully.
For an excellent description of this career visit: www.explorehealthcareers.org
A student wishing to apply to an osteopathic medical school will take the MCAT (Medical College Admission Test) and apply most likely through ACOMAS (the American Association of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service).
Most osteopathic schools require a letter of recommendation from an Osteopathic physician. The following link will help you find a mentor to shadow: http://www.do-online.org/iLearn/home.cfm
- American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) website: http://www.aacom.org
- American Osteopathic Association: http://www.osteopathic.org
- MCAT information: https://www.aamc.org/students/applying/mcat/