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Contents
               Dean’s Welcome ............................................................................................................................. 6
               Introduction ..................................................................................................................................... 7
               Accreditation Status ........................................................................................................................ 7

               The University of the Incarnate Word Mission .............................................................................. 8
                  The University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine Mission ...................... 8
                  UIWSOM Vision Statement........................................................................................................ 9

                  UIWSOM Values Statements...................................................................................................... 9
                  Operating Principles .................................................................................................................... 9

                  Non-Discrimination Policy ......................................................................................................... 9
                  Diversity Statement ................................................................................................................... 10
               UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine Facilities .......................................................................... 10
                    General Description ............................................................................................................... 10

                  Use of Office Supplies and Equipment ..................................................................................... 11
                  Use and Maintenance of Equipment ......................................................................................... 11

                  Policy on Audio and Videotaping ............................................................................................. 11
               Admissions and Enrollment Requirements ................................................................................... 11
                  Essential Functions of Osteopathic Medical Students .............................................................. 12

                  Essential Requirements for Osteopathic Medical Education .................................................... 12
                  Technical Standards .................................................................................................................. 12
               UIWSOM Curriculum Overview .................................................................................................. 14

                  UIWSOM Guiding Principles for Curricular Design ................................................................ 14
                  UIWSOM Core Competencies and Educational Objectives ..................................................... 15
               UIWSOM Curriculum Oversight .................................................................................................. 20

                  UIWSOM Curriculum Model ................................................................................................... 20
                  Orientation ................................................................................................................................. 20

                  Phase I ....................................................................................................................................... 20
                  Phase II ...................................................................................................................................... 22
                  Phase III..................................................................................................................................... 23
                  Phase IV .................................................................................................................................... 27

                  Academic Calendar ................................................................................................................... 27
               UIWSOM DO Degree Program Policies ...................................................................................... 27

                  Oral and Written Communication ............................................................................................. 27
                  UIWSOM Absences .................................................................................................................. 27



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