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Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

Downers Grove, IL Campus

Mission

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

CCOM educates osteopathic physicians to provide compassionate quality care, promote the practice of osteopathic medicine and lifelong learning, research and service.

The mission will be achieved by meeting the following objectives:

  1. Demonstrating compassionate care
    • Provide instruction in ethics and communication skills
  2. Demonstrating quality educational outcomes
    • Provide instruction in core clinical competencies
  3. Providing osteopathic medical care
    • Provide osteopathic medical care in the MWU Multi-specialty clinic
  4. Educating students in principles of lifelong learning
    • Provide instruction in principles of lifelong learning
  5. Promoting research and scholarly activity
    • Provide instruction in research and scholarly activity
  6. Provide elective opportunities for students to participate in research and scholarly activities
    • Providing service learning experiences
  7. Sponsor service-learning experiences through required CCOM class and club service activities
    • Integrating MWU/OPTI exposure into the osteopathic student experience
  8. Provide introduction to the MWU/OPTI through class presentations
    • Preparing students for residency placement
  9. Provide instructional material and presentations on preparation for residency placement
  10. Providing faculty development programs