Downers Grove, IL Campus Catalog / Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine / MWU/OPTI: Midwestern University Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training Institution

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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 postdoctoral training, all in the Chicagoland area.

Internships, 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. With unique predoctoral and postdoctoral teaching and training opportunities at some of the finest healthcare facilities in the US, CCOM and MWU/OPTI affiliated hospitals consistently lead the nation in technology, treatment and care. 

MWU/OPTI postdoctoral programs include residencies in 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.  MWU/OPTI received Initial Accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) as an institutional sponsor effective July 1, 2015.