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MWU/OPTI: Midwestern University Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training Institution

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

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Through membership in the MWU/OPTI, CCOM offers a continuity of osteopathic medical education from the first year of medical school to the final year of postgraduate training. Internship, residency and fellowship programs cover a wide spectrum of medical specialties. Encompassing one of the nation's largest sets of postdoctoral programs dedicated to the osteopathic philosophy of medicine, the CCOM and MWU/OPTI medical education continuum is broad reaching in scope, resulting in a multifaceted approach to graduate medical education that focuses on primary care. With unique predoctoral and postdoctoral teaching and training opportunities at some of the finest health care facilities in the Midwest as well as the country, CCOM and MWU/OPTI affiliated hospitals consistently lead the nation in terms of cutting edge technology, treatment, and care.

MWU/OPTI postdoctoral programs include residencies in all primary disciplines, fellowship programs in many subspecialties and traditional internships. Programs follow the guidelines of and receive accreditation from the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the American Osteopathic Association.

Residency or fellowship training is offered through MWU/OPTI in the following disciplines:
Cardiology
Critical Care
Dermatology
Emergency Medicine
Family Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Gastroenterology
General Surgery
Hematology/Oncology
Internal Medicine
Interventional Cardiology
Neuromuscular Medicine
Neurosurgery
Obstetrics/Gynecology
Orthopedic Surgery
Pulmonary Critical Care
Radiology
Rheumatology
Urological Surgery