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Academics

State-of-the-art facilities for classrooms and research, anatomy labs, and high-tech simulation provide a first-class setting for medical education that's focused on a mission of service. 

COVID-19 Response and Resources

COVID-19 Response and Resources

The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine is placing the health and welfare of our VCOM community and the communities in which we reside as our main concern.  More information.

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Our signature degree program, doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) prepares future doctors to become well-rounded, community-focused physicians. In addition to the traditional MD training in a wide range of specialties, you'll learn a whole-person osteopathic approach to guide you in a lifelong mission of serving the underserved.

See overview in the Student Handbook (PDF)

Serving Those Who Need It Most

Each year, our students and faculty provide care to thousands of patients in underserved areas — whether in other countries or right in our own neighborhoods. These opportunities give you hands-on clinical field experience while providing life-changing care to those most in need.

Medical Outreach PrograMS

The Art of Simulation

The Simulation and Educational Technology Center was designed to provide a safe learning environment to promote humanism and professionalism in medicine, critical decision making, and clinical procedural competencies through manikin-based simulation, the Standardized Patient program, and the Clinical Skills program.

Simulation Center

VCOM-Affiliated Residency Programs

VCOM’s affiliated residency programs give students the opportunity to pursue specialized instruction and hands-on learning in two areas: Primary Care Sports Medicine at the Virginia and Auburn Campuses, and Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (ONMM) at the Virginia Campus.

VCOM-Affiliated Residency Programs

Non-Doctoral Programs

Master of Arts in Biomedical Sciences

Offered in partnership with Bluefield College, the MABS provides excellent preparation for medical school and guaranteed admission to our DO program for students who complete the requirements.

Master of Science in Applied Healthcare Data Analytics

An online program for working professionals interested in managing medical information to deliver better quality healthcare. Offered in partnership with Averett University.