This is TCOM. The definitive story of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.
The story of TCOM, UNTHSC and Osteopathic Medicine has been over 50 years in the making. We are proud to unveil the definitive story of TCOM, osteopathic medicine and the rise of UNTHSC.
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Our students train in state-of-the-art facilities like our Simulation Center and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Lab.
See where our residents match
TCOM residents have matched at some of the most prestigious locations around the nation, including the Cleveland Clinic, Mayo Clinic, Stanford, Johns Hopkins, Wake Forest, Vanderbilt, Duke and UTSW.
U.S. News ranks TCOM as the nation’s top osteopathic medical school for primary care
U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best medical schools for primary care, and the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth was ranked as the top osteopathic school in the nation.
Top COMLEX scores in the nation
The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2022 earned the highest score in the nation on the COMLEX-USA Level 1 national board exam for future osteopathic physicians.
The score is the highest among all osteopathic medical schools across the country and the third time in the last four years TCOM has ranked first.
The highest level of accreditation
The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine was granted a 10-year Accreditation with Exceptional Outcome, the highest level of accreditation given by the American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA).
“To receive ‘Accreditation with Exceptional Outcome’ reiterates our commitment to the success of our students and is an outstanding example of the extraordinary teamwork happening every day at UNTHSC.”
– Charles Taylor, PharmD, Provost
Top producer of primary care physicians in Texas
We are leading efforts to solve the state’s physician shortage by graduating the most primary care doctors of any medical school in Texas.
From 2016-18, 60 percent of TCOM graduates entered the field of primary care. That rated the highest in Texas and 8th highest on the list of 125 medical schools nationally.
Training physicians for underserved areas
74% of graduates from TCOM who were part of the ROME program (2010-16) are now practicing in primary care.
- Learn more: Office of Rural Medical Education
Serving our community
Fort Worth and TCOM are partners and the community service that the students participate in each year help lay the foundational principles of osteopathic medicine.
During this year’s Day of Service, TCOM student volunteered at 13 different locations across Fort Worth.
- Read more: TCOM students spend the day giving back