Page 1
Page 2
Page 3
Page 4
Page 5
Page 6
Page 7
Page 8
Page 9
Page 10
Page 11
Page 12
Welcome Your white coat is waiting. Your acceptance as a student at the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine is a major accomplishment. It is the first step that you will take along a challenging demanding and ultimately rewarding path that can lead to a deeply satisfying life of service healing and lifelong learning. When you arrive your orientation will be three days of activity and discovery capped by the formal ceremony during which youll receive your first white coat of your medical career. If you havent yet discovered it you will find out that MSUCOM is a very special place. Were the only osteopathic college thats part of a Big 10 university MSUCOM is consistently ranked near the top of all medical schools M.D. and D.O. in the U.S. News and World Reports annual ratings of primary care education institutions. Our faculty brings in the highest level of National Institutes of Health funding of any osteopathic college. More than two-thirds of our graduates stay and practice in Michigan. Whether you are spending your first two years in East Lansing Macomb or Detroit youll have the chance to strengthen your skills in a third- and fourth-year clerkship at one of more than 40 partner hospitals around the state. You can also take part in international rotations and experiences in countries from Malawi to Mexico and beyond. You are joining a supportive community that is committed to helping you find success. Youll find people at every turn who are ready to help you learn and grow in a rigorous yet friendly atmosphere. The help doesnt end when you graduate youll also find a great network that will help you find a residency where you can achieve your career goals. Take some time to explore everything that MSUCOM can offer you. We think that youll find it will give you a medical education that provides a solid foundation upon which you can build a rich and personally rewarding career. Dean William StrampelDeDeanan WWililliliamam SStrtramampepell