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Become a Better Kind of Caregiver

When you’re a doctor trained in the osteopathic method, you take a different approach to healing. You possess a complete medical education, but with an added layer of instruction and inquiry that equips you to treat the whole person. This philosophy lives through our collaborative culture, and it’s what will prepare you to lead the next generation of health care professionals.

 

Admissions Operations and COVID-19

As you are aware, COVID-19 has had a tremendous impact on colleges and universities across the country, as well as with travel and associated activities. In an effort to best protect the health, safety and well-being of Heritage College students, faculty and staff, we are operating from our homes at this time. We will begin transitioning back to campus in August 2021. Admissions interviews will be conducted virtually for the 2021-2022 cycle. Should you be selected for an interview, you will be provided with full details at that time. Additionally, campus tours are suspended, but we will still be hosting counseling sessions via Microsoft Teams. Lastly, in an effort to answer any application questions regarding the 2021-2022 cycle, the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine has provided this Letter to Future Candidates. Please thoroughly review this letter and the academic requirements before submitting your application. Thank you for your understanding during these trying times. Feel free to contact us at ou-hcom@ohio.edu with specific questions or concerns.

University info

Three campuses. One college.

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    Athens


    Picture the ideal university campus. Shaded pathways, lush greens and red brick walkways. At the Heritage College Athens, you'll learn in this inspiring setting, alongside students and faculty from around the world.

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    Cleveland


    Our newest campus is a joint initiative with one of the most respected institutions in medicine: Cleveland Clinic. The Heritage College, Cleveland, is a new chapter in a partnership that began 40 years ago.

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    Dublin


    The Heritage College, Dublin is just minutes from downtown Columbus, home to some of Ohio's most respected health care providers, including OhioHealth, our preeminent education partner for the site.

Announcements

  • Admissions Operations & COVID-19


    April 17, 2020 - Until Further Notice


    As you are aware, the COVID 19 virus has had a tremendous impact on colleges and universities across the country, as well as with travel and associated activities. In an effort to best protect the health, safety, and well-being of Heritage College students, faculty, and staff we are operating from our homes at this time. Admissions Interviews will be conducted online for the rest of our process. Should you be selected for an interview, you will be provided with full details at that time. Additionally, campus tours are suspended, but we will still be hosting counseling sessions via Microsoft Teams.

    Lastly, in an effort to answer any application questions regarding the next cycle, the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) has provided the following letter to future candidates. Please thoroughly review this document prior to submitting your application. 

    Thank you for your understanding during these trying times. Feel free to contact us at OU-HCOM@ohio.edu with specific questions or concerns. 

  • AACOMAS Application Open Until Feb. 1, 2022


    May 4, 2021 - February 1, 2022


    The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) and the Heritage College recognize that these unprecedented times have impacted your path toward medical school in numerous ways.  To adapt to these changes, all Osteopathic Medical Schools will be adhering to the following guidelines. Please be sure to review these guidelines prior to submitting your application. 

    To apply to the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, you must first complete the application found at the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service (AACOMAS) site. Once this application is received, a secondary application must be submitted.

  • Convocation and White Coat Ceremony


    September 19, 2021


    Help us welcome our newest cohort of medical students and join us for the 2021 Convocation and White Coat Ceremony at 2:00 p.m. at the Convocation Center in Athens. Friends and family are welcome to join this momentous occasion. For more information, please contact the Office of Admissions at 800.345.1560 or OU-HCOM@ohio.edu

Friday, August 12 HCOM Convocation 4:00 PM — 5:30 PM Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium
Monday, August 15 Athens Primary Care Clinic 8:30 AM — 3:30 PM Heritage Community Clinic Grosvenor Hall West Ohio University
Wednesday, August 17 Coolville Primary Care Clinic 9:00 AM — 3:00 PM Go Mart
Thursday, August 18 Speaker: Jean Forney 12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Monday, August 22 Belpre Primary Care Clinic 9:00 AM — 3:00 PM Fruth Pharmacy
Wednesday, August 24 Pomeroy Primary Care Clinic 9:00 AM — 3:00 PM Powell's Food Fair

News

  • Summer Scholars provides students a unique start to medical school

    Where medical school starts is not the same for everyone. For some at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, it begins with a program called Summer Scholars. This summer, 24 students joined Heritage College faculty, professors and current students in Athens, Ohio to be immersed in a five-week, rigorous, hands-on program similar to what first-year medical students experience.  
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  • Summer Scholars provides students a unique start to medical school

    Where medical school starts is not the same for everyone. For some at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, it begins with a program called Summer Scholars. This summer, 24 students joined Heritage College faculty, professors and current students in Athens, Ohio to be immersed in a five-week, rigorous, hands-on program similar to what first-year medical students experience.  
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  • Shaub to serve as interim Athens campus dean

    Tracy Shaub, D.O. ('92), the former Department of Primary Care chair, has been selected to serve as interim dean of the Athens campus.
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