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Application Process

Applicants will be considered only with the completion of an application through the

Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) for the upcoming application year. We participate in the NRMP match.


Applicants are required to meet one of the following qualifications to be eligible to interview:


  • Graduate of a COCA accredited College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Graduate of a United States (US) LCME college of medicine plus completion of all OSU-CHS/OMECO prerequisite requirements for entry into an ACGME accredited Osteopathic Recognition residency program.

  • Graduate of a US LCME college of medicine and a passing score on the COMLEX-USA Level 1, Level 2 CE and Level 2 PE exams.

Applicants are accepted only through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Completed applications are reviewed periodically and candidates are notified when there is sufficient information to offer an interview. Interview dates are granted to qualified candidates.


Applications must include:


  • Official transcript from an accredited College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • All national board scores for exams taken to date

  • Three letters of recommendation

  • Personal Statement

We do not offer Visa sponsorship for Residents at this time.


Non-DO Applicants:

20 Business Days Prior to the Match the Applicant Must Have Ready for Submission:

  1. 60 hours of OSU-COM’s years one and two to include; OMM I, II, III, and IV. A Teaching Guide for Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine or lectures may be used to direct the lab portion. Certificate of completion will be provided.  OMM education from outside institutions will not be accepted.

  2. Verification that candidate completed the CORRE examination with a minimum passing score at or above the 10th percentile.

  3. Letter of recommendation from a D.O. with an active practice to be included with residency application. (letter must indicate that applicant understands osteopathic philosophy)

During Residency:

  1.  Complete 60 hours of OPP Continuing Medical Education, approved by the OSU-CHS/OMECO, achieved through any of the following: CME courses, didactics, elective rotations, etc. focusing on clinical application.

  2. Successfully pass an OMM basic skills competency practical examination, administered by OSU-CHS faculty, prior to PGY-2.

  3. Satisfactorily progress through the Osteopathic Recognition Milestones during residency.

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