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Hero Admissions 1.27.20

Admissions

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. 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 2020-2021 cycle, the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) 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 for 2021 Opens May 5, 2020


    May 5, 2020 - February 1, 2021


    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


    August 14, 2020


    Help us welcome our newest cohort of medical students and join us for the 2020 Convocation and White Coat Ceremony. 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

News

  • OHIO-Ecuador connection helps combat COVID-19

    A longtime collaboration between Ohio University and the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE) is helping step up the rate of testing for COVID-19 infections in the Latin American country. Assisting is the Center for Research in Health in Latin America (CISeAL), a joint venture between Ohio University and PUCE.
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  • Heritage College takes awards event online for 2020 grads

    More than 400 people attended the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine’s virtual graduate awards ceremony on Friday, May 8, as  college leaders, faculty, family and friends joined with members of the class of 2020, whose degrees were conferred on April 18.
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  • OHIO researchers win grant to study treatment for possible fatal complications of COVID-19

    Faculty researchers from Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and Russ College of Engineering and Technology have received a grant to investigate possible treatments for mitigating COVID-19. Kelly McCall and Douglas Goetz will measure how effective a number of different chemical compounds are at preventing “cytokine storms.”
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