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How does OUM’s curriculum compare to those of traditional medical schools? Is it shorter?

2022-04-22T09:15:37-04:00April 22nd, 2022|Categories: , |

OUM is not an abbreviated program. The OUM MD program is a complete and rigorous medical school curriculum based mainly on US and Australian medical education models. The difference is OUM's virtual interactive delivery of its pre-clinical curriculum, which offers two pathways of study based upon where a student intends to practice in the future. [...]

How long does it take to complete OUM’s MD degree program?

2022-06-08T00:15:59-04:00April 22nd, 2022|Categories: , |

Students who progress through the program with no interruptions other than the scheduled breaks within or between modules, will likely finish the program in 4.5 years (usually 5 years for the USMLE Pathway students). The pre-clinical phase of the program lasts 90 weeks, and includes the 8-week General Principles Course, and 82 weeks of System-Based [...]

May I continue working while attending OUM?

2022-04-22T09:18:20-04:00April 22nd, 2022|Categories: , |

Since OUM’s innovative online approach allows a certain amount of flexibility during the pre-clinical phase, many students elect to work reduced schedules during that portion of the curriculum. However, medical school requires a tremendous time commitment to absorb and digest a huge quantity of very complex information. Many students find it difficult to work and [...]

How are Gross Anatomy and other lab courses taught online?

2022-04-22T09:19:48-04:00April 22nd, 2022|Categories: , |

When the COVID 19 pandemic forced medical schools to transition to remote learning, many schools learned what OUM has known for some time: that the didactic portion of a medical school curriculum can effectively be taught online. Even before COVID, traditional medical schools were moving towards high-quality electronic teaching material as an alternative to traditional [...]

How are clinical rotations handled? May I get one near my home?

2022-04-22T09:21:05-04:00April 22nd, 2022|Categories: , |

While most students complete clinical rotations at accredited teaching hospitals formally affiliated with OUM, the University will also work with students to seek clinical rotations at an accredited hospital that is geographically convenient. In Australia, regional clinical coordinators help students secure their placements. This portion of the curriculum also involves case assignments and other learning [...]