Our Purpose, Mission, and Values


  • To create and sustain a network of clinicians engaged in the assessment of the clinical usefulness of osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM).


  • To evaluate and advance the practice of osteopathic manipulative medicine.


  • We value and promote the advancement of osteopathic medicine through research.
  • We value and support clinicians who integrate OMT and research into their clinical practice.
  • We value, promote, and produce research that easily translates into osteopathic primary care.
  • We value a practice of medicine that promotes health and optimizes human’s inherent healing capacity.