Get an in-depth look into the field of osteopathic medicine from Gina Moses, M.Ed. She addresses the nuances of osteopathic medical education and how that differs from allopathic medicine. Moses also highlights the growing need for medical practitioners in the United States and how physicians trained in osteopathic medicine are helping to ease the shortage of health care professionals as the number of students graduating from these institutions has risen dramatically during the past decade. Local, current students from osteopathic medical schools attend to demonstrate current techniques used in the profession, referred to as Osteopathic Manual Medicine.
Gina M. Moses, M.Ed., currently serves as the Associate Director of Application Services and Recruitment at the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) located in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Prior to joining AACOM, Gina was the Assistant Director of Law & Health Professions Advising at the University of Maryland-College Park. She has served as an Academic Specialist at Georgetown University Medical Center where she worked with pre-health students successfully matriculating to medical schools around the nation. For more than ten years, Gina was at the University of Southern California (USC) and served as the principal pre-health academic advisor for the Baccalaureate/MD students. She earned her graduate degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs at the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California.