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.
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.
Your Journey Starts Here
A PROFILE IN STUDENT LEADERSHIP
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.
May 14, 2020A 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.Read More
Heritage College takes awards event online for 2020 gradsMay 11, 2020More 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.Read More
OHIO researchers win grant to study treatment for possible fatal complications of COVID-19April 30, 2020Faculty 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.”Read More