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College of Osteopathic Medicine
Message from the Dean:
Welcome to the Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in California (TUCOM). Established in San Francisco in 1997, as the eighteenth
college of osteopathic medicine, the college was relocated in 1999 to our current
44 acre campus on historic Mare Island, located in the city of Vallejo. It is my
honor to serve as Dean and my pleasure to introduce you to our school, our campus
and our community. More...
The Mission of Touro University Osteopathic Medicine Program is to prepare students to become outstanding osteopathic physicians who uphold the values, philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine and who are committed to primary care and the holistic approach to the patient. The program advances the profession and serves its students and society through innovative pre-doctoral and post-doctoral education, research, community service, and multidisciplinary and osteopathic clinical services.
Educating caring professionals to Serve, to Lead, to Teach.
Touro University Osteopathic Medicine Program prepares outstanding osteopathic physicians for the future needs of their patients and communities.
In April of 1995, the Bureau of Private Post-Secondary Vocational Education (BPPVE) authorized Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine (TUCOM) to confer the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree.
After obtaining both pre-accreditation and provisional accreditation from the Bureau of Professional Education of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), TUCOM was authorized to open its doors to students during the 1997-1998 academic year.
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) acted to include TUCOM within the scope of Touro College’s accreditation in November, 1997.
In 2008, the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) of the AOA awarded a 7-year accreditation status to TUCOM, with the next onsite evaluation scheduled in spring, 2015.
Dates & Events
|June 4-June 5
Shavout- Campus Closed
Independence Day-Campus Closed
|August 1 & 4
Tisha B'Av- No Classes
White Coat Ceremony
Labor Day- Campus Closed
Eve of Rosh Hashana- Campus Closes at 2 PM
Rosh Hashana- Campus Closed
Eve of Yom Kippur- Campus Closes at 12 PM
Yom Kippur- Campus Closed
Sukkot- Campus Closed
Hoshana Rabba- Campus Closes at 2 PM
|October 16 & 17
Thanksgiving- Campus Closed
New Year's Day- Campus Closed
Martin Luther King Jr. Day- Campus Closed
President's Day- Campus Closed
Spring Break- No Classes
Memorial Day- Campus Closed
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