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We are practitioners of the healing arts defining the standard for excellence in optometric education and vision care.
Our D.O. medical school is nationally ranked and recognized for a reputation of excellence in rural medicine and family healthcare. UPIKE’s osteopathy program gives you a clear path to success in the medical field.
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Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
147 Sycamore Street
Pikeville, Kentucky 41501
The Appalachian Osteopathic Postgraduate Training Institute Consortium (A-OPTIC) is a consortium of postgraduate medical residency programs, hospitals and colleges of osteopathic medicine. The mission of A-OPTIC is to develop and support quality osteopathic postgraduate training opportunities to encourage its graduates to practice in underserved areas of the United States that include Appalachia and rural America.
The Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) is the founding academic member of A-OPTIC. Additional information concerning A-OPTIC and its programs may be found at its website, a-optic.org.