Many aspiring physicians shy away from osteopathic schools because they fear that they won’t get the opportunity to do research. This is an unfortunate misconception. There are many people attending osteopathic medical schools that are getting involved in research projects.
- LMU-DCOM student Katherine Sage and her research entitled “Genetic Analysis of the MMP7 gene on Age Related Macular Degeneration.”
- Both PhD and DO Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) faculty involved in research.
- LECOM has and entire devision called the LECOM Research Collective devoted to research and students may apply to participate in research projects.
- Finally you can definitely proof of osteopathic physicians involved in research when you take a moment to look at the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA).