Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine recognizes and supports the value of mentored research and scholarship in the education of undergraduate medical students.

Consistent with this principle, SHSU-COM delivers a curriculum incorporating instruction of the scientific method to promote critical thinking, scholarly approach to practice, and life-long learning. SHSU-COM supports student-mentored research through mentoring and funding for scholarship development and dissemination of findings at professional meetings.

The College Of Osteopathic Medicine offers state-of-the-art research facility housing faculty investigators for on-site student involvement in mentored research projects.

National research speakers and student speakers will be featured at the facility with the aim of encouraging and motivating students in research.