The University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM) is a private, non-profit, medical school forosteopathic medicine located in San Antonio, in the U.S. state of Texas. Opened in 2015 as an academic division of the University of the Incarnate Word, the school holds provisional accreditation with the American Osteopathic Association.
The school plans to begin the inaugural class in summer 2017. Graduates of UIW-SOM will receive the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree.
UIWSOM opened in 2015, as the second osteopathic medical school in the state of Texas, after the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, a division of the University of North Texas.
The campus of UIWSOM is located on 23 acres in south San Antonio, about 20 minutes from the main UIW campus. Formerly the site of the US Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, and now a registered historic district, the campus is on the northwest corner of the Brooks City Base.
UIWSOM confers the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine medical degree. In addition, a one-year masters program is offered: Master in Biomedical Sciences program.
The university plans to eventually move its Masters in Nursing and Physical Therapy programs to the Brooks City campus.