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100 Years of Unique Care

Osteopathic medicine is a unique form of American medical care that was developed in 1874 by Andrew Taylor Still, M.D. Dr. Still was dissatisfied with the effectiveness of 19th Century medicine. He believed that many of the medications of his day were useless or even harmful. Dr. Still was one of the first in his time to study the attributes of good health so that he could better understand the process of disease. (read more)

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KYCOM Ranked Among Top Schools in Rural Medicine

The University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) has earned high marks in rural medicine ranking 11th among all medical schools in the nation, both DO and MD, in the U.S. News & World Report's rankings of best medical schools for 2017. KYCOM was the highest ranked D.O. medical school in rural medicine.

Addressing Physician Shortage in Rural Areas

Certain osteopathic medical schools uniquely suited to combat this crisis, even more so than their conventional allopathic counterparts.

 

Calendar of Events

View upcoming KOMA and related organization's events.

 

Central Appalachia Inter-Professional Pain Education Collaborative

CAIPEC roundtable events are inter-professional, case-based, chronic pain management sessions. An overarching theme is team-based approaches in managing individuals with chronic pain and how local factors either facilitate or impede team-based approaches. Each roundtable includes up to 20 participants from various professional disciplines and is approximately 2-hours in length. CE will be provided after completion. More specifically this roundtable will help facilitate a forum for the target audience to discuss how to work with a referred chronic pain client as well as creating connections and conversations regarding chronic pain patients in rural areas of Appalachia. To register, please click here.

 

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Annual Conference

 JUNE 16-18, 2016 - LAKE BARKLEY, KY

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Kentucky Osteopathic Medical Association
2424 American Lane
Madison, WI 53704

Phone: 608.441.1060
Fax: 608.443.2474
info@koma.org