The Costin Institute for Medical Educators is an academic program specifically designed for Medical personnel currently involved in teaching, academic management as well as those aspiring to a career in medical academe. The program offers training in critical areas such as Leadership, Teaching and Learning styles and Emotional Intelligence.

The Costin Institute was established at Midwestern University in 2003 through endowed contribution from the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation and named in honor of J. Richard Costin, D.O., one of the osteopathic profession's leading surgeons and teachers of general surgery. Dr. Costin was a 1949 graduate of Midwestern University's Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM) and served as chairman of the board of CCOM. He participated in the transition of a single college into a full university with five colleges. Dr. Costin passed away on August 9, 2014.

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Message from Costin Institute Founder Dr. Karen Nichols



Funding provided by Osteopathic Heritage Foundation