Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine Review
The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-Virginia Campus is a 4-year DO-granting program that welcomed its first class in 2003. The Virginia Campus was built to help address the critical shortage of physicians in Southwest Virginia. The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine System is in the Top 10 (according to U.S. News and World Report) for African American enrollment, Hispanic and Latino enrollment, and affordability for a private medical school. The VCOM curriculum emphasizes primary care, but not to the exclusion of other specialties. Due to VCOM’s mission to impact communities, students must participate in medical outreach through clinics, Mini Med Schools, health and wellness programs, and Preventive Medicine Community Outreach.
The MISSION of the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) is to prepare globally-minded, community-focused physicians to meet the needs of rural and medically underserved populations and promote research to improve human health.
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- Annual High Temp: 63°F
- Annual Low Temp: 40°F
- Av. Annual Rainfall: 40.86 inch
- Av. Annual Snowfall: 27 inch
*US average index is 100
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