Touro University – California is located in the northeast part of San Francisco Bay on Mare Island and
includes the College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy, and
the College of Education. The focus of the College of
Osteopathic Medicine is on preparing competent
osteopathic physicians through classroom and clinical
teaching, service to the community, and research.
Emphasis is placed on the primary care disciplines,
while not ignoring the need for highly qualified
physicians in other specialties, including surgery, ER,
obstetrics/gynecology, psychiatry, sports medicine,
orthopedics, radiology, cardiology, and others. All of
this is accomplished within the framework of an
institution that is committed to providing a quality
education in the best traditions of the Jewish heritage.
TUCOM students take courses in all of the subject
areas one would expect any physician to master,
including anatomy, pathology, microbiology, histology, osteopathic principles and practices, pharmacology, immunology, clinical skills, doctor-patient communications, and systems courses that focus on each
major system of the body. The goal is to prepare students for the realities of medicine as it exists, as well
as how it is likely to be in the future. Practice in problem solving is part of the daily classroom clinic experience as the school strives to provide an educational
program consistent with emerging directions of
Limited on-campus housing is available and off-campus housing assistance is provided.
4-year. All candidates for admission to the College of
Osteopathic Medicine are required to submit a primary application through the AACOMAS. Qualified
candidates will be invited to submit a supplemental
application and various letters of recommendation.
Touro University operates on a rolling admissions
basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply early to
enhance their admission potential.