Welcome to Tennessee Osteopathic Medical Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of Osteopathic Medicine.
Advocating exclusively for Tennessee's osteopathic physicians and students.


Our Mission

The mission of the Tennessee Osteopathic Medical Association is to protect, promote and support the distinct philosophy and practice of Osteopathic medicine for the benefit of the profession and people of Tennessee.

Our Vision

Be the leading voice for Tennessee Osteopathic physicians and students and promote the osteopathic profession to the public.

Tenets of Osteopathic Medicine

1. The body is a unit; the person is a unit of body, mind, and spirit.

2. The body is capable of self-regulation, self-healing, and health maintenance..

3. Structure and function are reciprocally interrelated.

4. Rational treatment is based upon an understanding of the basic principles of body unity, self-regulation, and the interrelationship of structure and function.