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.
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.
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.
You will have an additional tool in patient care with the foundation of osteopathic medicine that helps a body heal itself.
The aim of this strategic plan is to stimulate, support and guide enthusiastic implementation by talented teams of faculty, staff, students and other stakeholders.
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.
Your success is what drives our faculty and staff. Student performance on licensing exams as well as residency placement is critical to your future.
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.
- 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
Your primary application must be submitted through the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service (AACOMAS).
Osteopathic medicine students at Touro Nevada share their experiences in the DO program.
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.
Student Spotlight: Cassandra McDiarmid, College of Osteopathic Medicine
“The family aspect of Touro is something I really love. I came from a large school like UCLA, and the culture and openness Touro provides is not something you typically find at bigger institutions. It was apparent on Acceptance Day that the culture is just different here.”Cassandra McDiarmid Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Student
You are joining a community of motivated and successful leaders in healthcare and education fields.
Meet Your Dean
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.
Dr. Wolfgang Gilliar
Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine
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.Explore Campus Facilities
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