The DOs: Osteopathic Medicine in America by Norman Gevitz, PhD
This book seeks to provide the first comprehensive portrait of the profession,
focusing on the impact of ideas and institutions in promoting its early
development in the last quarter of the 19th Century, as well as in effecting
subsequent changes within its belief system, educational program and scope of
Osteopathic Medicine: Past and Present by G. A. Walter, BS, DO Ed (Hon.)
A 19-page pamphlet that gives an historical account of osteopathy, its roots and
its founder, A.T. Still. The work also gives information regarding the status of
osteopathic medicine in the United States in 1981.
Osteopathic Medicine – An American Reformation by George W. Northup, DO
A short book that tells the story of A.T. Still and the beginnings of
osteopathy. A good overview of the profession in the 1890s.
Osteopathic Medicine – A Reformation in Progress by R. Michael Gallagher, DO,
FACOFP, and Frederick J. Humphrey, II, DO, FACN
An authoritative work discussing the past, present and future challenges facing
osteo-pathic medicine as well as its philosophical tenets and clinical
Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
The scientific journal of osteopathic medicine published by the American
Foundations for Osteopathic Medicine
The official textbook for the osteopathic profession. Contains information on
how osteopathic theory and methods are incorporated in every aspect of medicine.
Glossary of Osteopathic Terminology by the Educational Council on Osteopathic
Principles of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
A glossary that presents important and frequently used words, terms and phrases
of the osteopathic profession.
An Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment by Eileen DiGiovanna, DO, and Stanley
A text that organizes currently taught con-cepts and techniques, this book
serves as a reference for osteopathic medical students.
Osteopathic Principles and Practice by Michael Kuchera, DO, FAAO, and William
Kuchera, DO, FAAO
A text that presents osteopathic philosophy, treatment methods and techniques.