• Every year over 100 million physician visits are made to a D.O

. • D.O.s account for 5.5% of all U.S. physicians and over 15% of all military physicians with over 60,000 D.O.'s in the United States

. • 65% of all D.O.s practice primary care, many in rural communities

. • There are currently 25 schools of osteopathic medicine in the United States with enrollment of over 13,400 and over 2,700 students graduating each year.