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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.

Three campuses. One college.

  • 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.

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  • Campus Tours

    January to May 2020

    Interested in attending the Heritage College in Athens, Cleveland or Dublin and have questions about admission? Plan to attend a Tour and Counsel session. Dial 1-800-345-1560 or email OU-HCOM@ohio.edu to schedule.

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  • Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

    May 29 to July 17, 2020

    Students in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) work in a research lab, guided by a faculty member, with the goal learning the challenges and excitement of research.

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  • Summer Scholars Program

    May 29 to July 3, 2020

    Summer Scholars participants participate in a rigorous, five-week program designed to provide a realistic introduction to the first-year curriculum at the Heritage College. Twenty-four applicants are selected each year.

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  • Fossil rebuild animation wins paleo art award

    Joseph Groenke, laboratory coordinator for the O’Connor lab in the biomedical sciences department of the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, has won a "paleo art" award for a short video summarizing how he digitally reconstructed a set of shattered fossil teeth from an extinct mammal.
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  • Room in new facility to be named for college alumnus and wife

    A Heritage College alumnus and his wife have pledged a $100,000 gift to the college’s general support fund. In recognition of their generous gift, a meeting space in the college’s new medical education facility, Heritage Hall, will be named the Dr. Thomas (’83) and Barbara Anderson Conference Room.
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  • New med ed building name honors OHF generosity

    The Ohio University Board of Trustees today approved a name for a new Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine education facility in Athens, which honors the generosity of the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation in helping to make the new building – and other transformative college projects – possible.
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