Office of Rural Medical Education

ROME brochure detail

Welcome to the Office of Rural Medical Education!


As a top ranked U.S. Medical School in Rural Medicine, the Rural Osteopathic Medical Education of Texas (ROME) at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine offers innovative programs in medical education to prepare participants for life and practice in rural environments.

Our Vision:

Be the team of choice for Rural Medical Education.

Our Mission:

To create solutions for healthier rural communities.


Our Goals:  

  • To provide a foundation for life and practice in a rural community.
  • To prepare the graduate for acceptance into premier medical education programs.
  • To prepare the osteopathic graduate for practice in a changing rural environment in the 21st century.

ROME offers students the opportunity to participate in educational experiences that will prepare them for practicing medicine in a rural environment through the Rural Scholars Program.


To contact our office, you may e-mail us at or call 817-735-2275.

This page was last modified on May 24, 2018