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ECOP looks at osteopathic medical education topics

TULSA, Okla.—Members of the Educational Council on Osteopathic Principles met at OSU-CHS in April to examine osteopathic medical education topics including an update of the third edition of “Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine” textbook, case studies in clinical perspectives, curriculum standardization, structural exam, clinical years curriculum, and osteopathic medical terminology.

ECOP’s purpose includes discussion of teaching of osteopathic principles and practices for member institution of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine. ECOP representatives also toured the OSU Telemedicine bus and the campus.  Among those touring were Tyler Cymet, D.O., (left) associate vice president for medical education and staff liaison for AACOM, and ECOP council member Harriet Shaw, D.O., OSU clinical professor of osteopathic manipulative medicine.

Council members meet twice each year at osteopathic college sites to discuss osteopathic medical education. There are currently 28 colleges of osteopathic medicine offering the doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) degree.