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Future of osteopathic medicine special-report

Future of osteopathic medicine special-report

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 Osteopathic Medical Education in the United States
 Improving the Future of Medicine
Howard S. Teitelbaum, DO, PhD, MPH
Project funded jointly by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicineand  American Osteopathic Association
 
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Project funded jointly by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicineand  American Osteopathic Association
Osteopathic Medical Education in the United States: Improving the Future of MedicineCopyright by Howard S. Teitelbaum, 2005
 
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Table of Contents
Oversight Committee.................................................................................................viAcknowledgements....................................................................................................viiPart I. Introduction....................................................................................................1Part II. Data and Analysis.........................................................................................19Section 1. Survey of Senior Medical Students..............................................20Study Protocol....................................................................................20Demographic Data.............................................................................21Findings on Students..........................................................................22Comparison to AACOM Survey Results...........................................46Possible Distinguishing Factors.........................................................49Conclusion.........................................................................................75Section 2. Survey of Osteopathic Residents.................................................76Study Protocol....................................................................................76Demographic Data.............................................................................77Findings About Residents..................................................................82Residents’ Views...............................................................................96Conclusion.........................................................................................113Section 3. Survey of Osteopathic Residency Directors................................114Study Description and Protocol.........................................................114Prior Experience.................................................................................115Program Attributes.............................................................................116Educational Attributes.......................................................................123Structurally-related Miscellaneous Attributes...................................136Open-ended Responses......................................................................150Survey-to-Survey Comparisons.........................................................152Medical Student versus Resident Responses.....................................152Section 4. Survey of Deans of Osteopathic Medical Schools.......................160Responses to Questions (1-23)...........................................................160Qualifications for Dean......................................................................213Summary............................................................................................214Part III. Recommendations.......................................................................................216Recommendations for Curriculum Change...................................................217Recommendations from the Deans’ Section (Nos. 1-4)................................217Recommendations from Student Data (Nos. 5-11)........................................220Recommendations from the Study of Residentsand Program Directors (Nos. 12-19)..............................................................229Part IV. Sources........................................................................................................245AppendicesAppendix A. Data on Osteopathic Medical Students...................................256Appendix B. Data on Osteopathic Medical Students:Analyzed by Choice of Residency Program..................................................309Appendix C. Data on Osteopathic Medical Students:Analyzed by Choice of Specialty (Primary Care vs.

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