R. Mitchell Hiserote DO, Chair of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine OMM Department, presents an Introduction to Osteopathic Medicine to premedical students at UC Davis in 2014.
University of California’s UCSD-TV highlights osteopathic medicine in this interview of Dr. Hollis King and Dr. Michael Kurisu, both osteopathic physicians (DO’s) at UC San Diego. As they describe to host Paul J. Mills, Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at UCSD, osteopathy is a hands-on medical treatment that offers patients at more integrative philosophy of health care by focusing on the structure and function of the whole body, not just symptoms of disease or pain.
A riveting and inspiring talk by Adrienne Larkin JD about how cranial osteopathy is changing lives and helping victims of concussion heal. This talk was the keynote address of the 2016 OCA conference on traumatic brain injury.
This video from NY Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine demonstrates the power of osteopathic medicine from the point of view of the medical students at the school.
Viola Frymann DO FAAO FCA had an immense influence on the science, practice, and teaching of osteopathy over the course of many decades. Dr. Frymann passed away quietly in San Diego, CA at the age of 93 on January 23 2016. This video tribute highlights her many contributions to the osteopathic profession.
This recently re-discovered video was originally produced in the mid 1980’s. Andrew Weil MD introduces Robert Fulford DO FCA, and includes a discussion of cranial osteopathy, aka osteopathy in the cranial field (OCF).
This PBS original documentary premiered in April 2017 on WEDU in Tampa FL. It tells the story of how, in 1892, Andrew Taylor Still did the unimaginable when he accepted women and men equally in his new medical school. The Feminine Touch showcases the valiant women who rose above adversity to become osteopathic physicians in those early years, and includes today’s prominent female DOs who carry on that legacy. Their fight for equality is intertwined with the struggles of osteopathic medicine to be accepted as a valid scientific practice, illuminating how osteopathic medicine developed into the flourishing profession it is today.
Though this video may look antiquated by todays standards, it provides a remarkable demonstration of the effects of somatic dysfunction on cardiac anatomy and physiology. The research done by Louisa Burns DO sheds light on fundamental physiologic functions that have been largely overlooked in other research. (Note that the sound does not start until minute 2:30)
ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
William Seifriz, Professor of Botany at the University of Pennsylvania presents a fascinating (albeit slow) discussion of protoplasm, the basic material of which all living things are made. Possessing no nuclei, and consisting of mostly fluid, slime molds appear to possess an unexpected native intelligence that highlights fundamental questions of the very nature of life itself.
The Rhoton Collection is a compilation of anatomy presentations developed by internationally renowned surgeon and educator Dr. Albert Rhoton Jr. and published on YouTube by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Included in this collection are 14 videos on the: temporal bone, jugular foramen, ventricles, brainstem, anterior skull base, nose, cavernous sinus and middle fossa, cerebellar pontine angle and fourth ventricle.