Sign Up

Resident HelpLineFollow A-Optic on FacebookFollow A-Optic on Twitter
Appalachian Osteopathic Postgraduate Training Institute Consortium
  • CME is just a click away.
0 1 2


The mission of A-OPTIC is to promote and enhance the quality and capacity of health professional education to meet the needs of Frontier, Rural, and other medically underserved areas of the United States, with an emphasis on graduate medical education to ensure an adequate supply of primary care physicians.


The Goals of A-OPTIC are:

  • Facilitate the establishment and provide maintenance of graduate medical education programs to meet the needs of A-OPTIC Members
  • Provide Faculty Development programming to supplement local Member resources
  • To provide Curriculum programming to supplement local Member resources
  • Provide Research resources to supplement local Member resources
  • Establish and maintain a learning environment that values meaningful scholarly activity
  • Enhance health, improve healthcare, and improve affordability for the public at large
KYCOM - University of Pikeville, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, Pikeville, KY William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine