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Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM) is taught throughout the VCOM curriculum by faculty physicians who practice primary care medicine, osteopathic medicine or sports medicine. The OMM curriculum is reinforced in the third and fourth years of study through clinical experiences with experienced VCOM faculty, demonstrating the incorporation of manipulative medicine skills into clinical rotations and practice.

The OMM curriculum at VCOM is directed toward the development of primary care physicians. VCOM faculty believe, whether a student chooses primary care or a medical specialty, they will benefit from a broad-based primary care curriculum and a whole-patient approach to care. OMM is an important skill for the primary care physician and is therefore taught throughout the pre-clinical and clinical years. Fellowship tracts are also available for residents who wish to learn more in the area of OMM.

Bethany A. Powers, DO
Discipline Chair
Bethany A. Powers, DO
Discipline Chair for Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine


Assistant Professor for OMM
Phone: 864-327-9884
Fax: 864-804-6991
Discipline Chair for Emergency Medicine
Phone: 864-327-9855
Faculty for Principles of Primary Care and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Faculty for Principle Primary Care and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Phone: N/A
Assistant Professor for Family Medicine and OMM
Phone: 864-327-9884
Discipline Chair for OMM
Phone: 864-327-9990