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OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine and graduate programs are undergoing a vital transformation to revise and enhance our curriculum. Our goal is to develop an integrated curriculum, one that provides early clinical experience and emphasizes the clinical relevance of biomedical sciences coursework.

Visit this page for the latest information and archives of achievements to date from the faculty-driven process. You can provide feedback at any time, even anonymously.

Final Draft Curriculum for Year 1 Fall 2013

Click here to view a pdf of the Year 1 Fall 2013 curriculum framework.

Click here to view a pdf of the Year 1 Spring 2014 curriculum framework.

Phase 1
Completed November 20, 2009.
Lessons learned: Our graduate programs will need to undergo a similar transformation as the medical school program.
Recommendation: Conduct a workload feasibility study.
Faculty Senate Recommendation - Approved

Phase 2
Completed December 16, 2011.
Phase 2 Curriculum Revision Committee Final Report

Phase 3
This is the curriculum design phase. A steering committee has been setup for global oversight of the design and implementation. Steering committee members include:

Johnny Stephens-Faculty Senate President
Warren Finn-Faculty Senate President-Elect
Al Rouch-Chair of Curriculum Committee
Jeff Stroup- Chair of Learning Resource Committee
Johnathan Franklin-Office of Academic Affairs
Matt Vassar-Office of Education & Development
Machelle Linsenmeyer-Office of Education & Development
Randall Davis- Co-Chair Phase 2 Committee-Biomedical Sciences
Christopher Thurman-Co-Chair Phase 2 Committee-Clinical Sciences
Michael Pollak-Phase 2 Committee-Behavioral Sciences
Greg Sawyer-Director Biomedical Science Graduate Program
Bruce Benjamin- Associate Dean of Biomedical Sciences
Jenny Alexopulos- Associate Dean of Clinical Sciences
Joan Stewart- Associate Dean of Clinical Education
Bill Pettit-Associate Dean of Rural Health

Under the direction of the steering committee, faculty will be asked to participate in curriculum design by serving on committees over the next several months.

Current State
Committees for the Biomedical Foundations, Systems, Clinical Foundations, and Early Clinical Experiences are meeting.


This area will be updated with the latest news on the curriculum revision process.

More detailed information from each Phase of the curriculum revision can be found in the CHS Curriculum Revision community on Desire2Learn. If you do not have access to the site, please contact Machelle Linsenmeyer at

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