Dr. Gilliar and Dr. Tompkins in the center of a group of Osteopathic Medicine students in an outdoor courtyard. The students wear their white coats gesture a thumbs up.

Osteopathic Medicine

In the doctor of osteopathic medicine program, you will understand the osteopathic philosophy; a person is a unit of mind, body, and spirit, and is capable of self-healing. You will help promote the body’s natural ability to heal while also using the latest technology, pharmaceuticals, surgery, and other treatments.

DO Program Features


You learn by doing at Touro Nevada. Starting your first year, central to your education is a focus on challenging, yet practical hands-on experiences with patient-actors that ties directly back to your didactic studies. 

Clinicals and Residency

You receive personal attention during clinical years. The clinical program enables you to develop the necessary skills to greater explore areas of individual interest and attain your post-grad residency goal.

Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

You will have an additional tool in patient care with the foundation of osteopathic medicine that helps a body heal itself. 

DO/MPH Dual Degree

The Master of Public Health (MPH) Program at Touro University California (TUC) now provides you, as a Touro University Nevada (TUN) College of Medicine (COM) student, the opportunity to obtain a MPH at TUC through a summer distance learning program.

COCA - Accreditation Resources

Your success is what drives our faculty and staff. Student performance on licensing exams as well as residency placement is critical to your future. 

TUNCOM Strategic Plan

The aim of this strategic plan is to stimulate, support and guide enthusiastic implementation by talented teams of faculty, staff, students and other stakeholders. 

Our Students

Match/Placement in 2024
Class Size
COMLEX Level 1 first-time pass rate
COMLEX Level 2CE first-time pass rate

Admission Requirements

Touro Nevada was established to help address critical needs in healthcare and education, and as a resource for community service in the state of Nevada. Come be a part of our family.

Requirements Overview

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 3.0 in science and overall GPA
  • Minimum MCAT score of 500
  • Prerequisites in biology, physics, and inorganic and organic chemistry
  • Physician shadowing experience

Primary Application

Your primary application must be submitted through the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service (AACOMAS).

Application & Requirements
Dr. Wolfgang Gilliar

“We are very pleased with this year’s outcome of Match Week 2023. Our students did spectacularly."

Dr. Wolfgang Gilliar Dean, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Touro University Nevada
Touro University Nevada’s College of Osteopathic Medicine achieves 100% residency match/placement for its medical students

You are joining a community of motivated and successful leaders in healthcare and education fields.

Touro Nevada Stories

Meet Your Dean

Wolfgang Gilliar.

Choosing a competitive program that fits your philosophy and allows you to pursue your personal goals is challenging. As Nevada’s largest medical school and a division of an international university system, Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine offers a distinctive osteopathic approach, embracing the tenet that the body has an inherent ability to heal itself, emphasizing wellness. This approach to medicine is one in which 1 in 4 medical students are choosing.

Our central focus at Touro Nevada is you. You will succeed through intellectual challenges and clinical engagement. You will have the support of fellow students in reaching your goals and aspirations, while the curriculum will provide the resources and environment to grow personally, academically, and professionally.

If you are ready to challenge yourself and share our passion for patient care, I welcome your application to Touro Nevada.  You will find this program will challenge you to become the physician you aspire to be.

Best regards,
Dr. Wolfgang Gilliar
Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine

Mission Statement

The Touro University Nevada Osteopathic Medicine program prepares students to become outstanding osteopathic physicians who uphold the values, philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine and who are committed to primary care and the holistic approach to the patient. The program advances the profession and serves its students and society through innovative pre-doctoral and post-doctoral education, research, community service, and multidisciplinary and osteopathic clinical services.

We value the safety of all members of the Touro University Nevada (TUN) community. The TUN Annual Security Report provides crime statistics for the prior three years, policy statements regarding various safety and security measures, campus safety awareness and prevention program descriptions, and other important safety information. A paper copy of the document is available at the Dean of Student's Office or by calling Dean of Students at 702-777-1761 or electronically. 

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Supporting Your Goals

Your goals are supported at Touro Nevada. You can receive academic and personal support, get involved in clubs and organizations, and enjoy life in Southern Nevada.

Life at Touro Nevada

Technology & Facilities

Touro Nevada understands that innovation in technology and our facilities are a vital component to your success. Investment into equipment, technology, classrooms are on-going and part of Touro Nevada's commitment to students.

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Your Faculty

Your Touro Nevada faculty are more than professors. They are leaders in their respective fields. You will also be supported by staff who are dedicated to students and the university.

Your Faculty & Staff