Below you will find a list of Osteopathic Medical Schools founded in
the last 2 years.
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Bradenton Campus (LECOM - Bradenton)
Founding date: 2004
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Georgia Campus (PCOM - GA)
Founding date: 2004
PCOM?Georgia Campus proudly welcomed its first class of 85 students in
August 2005. http://www.aacom.org/colleges/pcom-ga.asp
Touro University - Nevada Touro University College of Osteopathic
(A Branch Campus of TUCOM-CA)
Founding date: 2004
Affiliation: Touro College, New York
Osteopathic Medical College Information
The following colleges are expected to begin instruction in the fall of 2007.
A.T. Still University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic
Medicine ? Mesa (Ariz.)
Lincoln Memorial University College of Osteopathic Medicine (Harrogate, Tenn.).
?The osteopathic family continues to grow with two new osteopathic
medical schools being granted pre-accreditation status at the December
2005 Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) meeting.
In December of 2005, the AOA?s COCA granted initial pre-accreditation
status to the A.T. Still University of Health Sciences College of
Osteopathic Medicine ? Mesa (Ariz.) and to the Lincoln Memorial
University College of Osteopathic Medicine (Harrogate, Tenn.). Both
colleges are expected to begin instruction in the fall of 2007.
Prior to 1980, there were 14 osteopathic medical schools. Since then,
six additional schools and three branch campuses have been established
with more expected to open before the decade is over. Currently, 20
osteopathic medical schools offer instruction at 23 locations; the
most recent addition being the Georgia - Philadelphia College of
Osteopathic Medicine campus.?
American Osteopathic Association
Allopathic Medical Schools
FSU has the newest allopathic medical school in the US created in 2001
?The Florida State University College of Medicine (FSU COM) was
created in June 2000 by a legislative act, Florida House Bill
1121/Senate Bill 1692, to serve the unique needs of the citizens of
the state of Florida.?
?Florida State University is a Carnegie classified Doctoral/Research
Extensive institution of higher learning encompassing 16 colleges and
schools, including the nation's newest accredited medical school, with
1,700 faculty and a total enrollment over 38,000 students.?
Medical School Expansion Plans
University of Central Florida (UCF)- 2008
?In March 2006, the University of Central Florida (UCF) received
approval from the state?s Board of Governors to establish a new
medical school in Orlando, Florida. UCF
presented the school as an opportunity for Florida to bring new
businesses and jobs to the area and therefore increased tax revenue
for the state. The school hopes to have its first class of 40 admitted
as early as 2008.?
Florida International University (FIU) - 2008
?Florida International University (FIU) also received approval from
the state?s Board of Governors in March 2006 to establish a new
medical school in Miami. FIU also pitched the school as an economic
opportunity for the state and projected the state would receive over
$1 billion per year in economic benefits, mainly derived from spin-off
businesses related to the new school. The doctor shortage was also a
part of the debate. The school hopes enroll its first class of 36
students in 2008 and increase enrollment to 120 per year by 2015.?
Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) - 2008
?Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) is actively seeking to
bring a four year medical campus to Eugene, Oregon, in partnership
with PeaceHealth. The details of how the medical school program will
be split between the Eugene campus and the main OHSU site are still up
in the air and could include having students split time between the
two campuses and/or having some students spend all four years in
Eugene. Students could be on campus within two years, according to
University Senior Vice President and Provost
The University of Arizona branch campus in Phoenix - 2007
?The University of Arizona is in the process of developing a branch
campus in Phoenix, with ambitions of training up to 150 students by
2015. UA has enough state funds to begin enrolling the initial 24
first-year students in its Phoenix campus in 2007.
Source: Table 4 -5
AAMC 2005 Survey of U.S. Medical Schools
Center for Workforce Studies
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