“With the lack of physicians we have here in the Central Valley, the CHSU medical school will make a huge impact on the community as our future graduates help to alleviate the deficit of health care providers.”

– John Graneto, DO, MEd

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Aligned with the University mission, CHSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) is the first program of its kind in the Central Valley and hopes to recruit, train and retain physicians to serve the local community, especially the underserved population.

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About the University
CHSU-COM Curriculum

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Local Clerkships

Students benefit from local rotations serving diverse populations in the Central Valley.

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We offer a competitive tuition with affordable housing, free parking, and light traffic for easy commutes.

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Clovis is the best city in Central California for safety, schools, families, and affordability.

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Mission & Vision

Our mission is to graduate exceptional Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine. Learn more about our mission, vision and plans for the future.

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CHSU-COM Mission and Vision
COM Strategic Plan 2019-2024
Governing Statute 1 – Mission, Vision & Goals
Governing Statute 2 – AOA Code of Ethics
Governing Statute 3 – College Governance & Faculty Roles

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

California Health Sciences University (CHSU) strives to provide a campus environment that recognizes, promotes, and celebrates the entire diversity of human experiences. CHSU is committed to welcoming people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum, extra-curricular activities, and within our campus community.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at CHSU
Community Events and Awareness Calendar
CHSU Campus Map
Clovis Avenue Building and Resources Map
Alluvial Avenue Building and Resources Map

Office of the Dean

Dr. John Graneto is a reflection of the mission and vision of CHSU in the Central Valley. He interacts with students and encourages a strong sense of community and a welcoming environment at CHSU.

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Dean’s Welcome
Dean’s Advisory Council

Accreditation and Licensing

The American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) has granted the California Health Sciences University College of Osteopathic Medicine (CHSU-COM) the accreditation status of Accreditation, effective April 4, 2024. This accreditation action is valid for seven years. The CHSU-COM’s next comprehensive site visit will be held in the academic year 2030-2031.

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Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE)
WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA)


Explore CHSU from home. Check out our state-of-the-art medical school with a guided tour given by Dr. John Graneto, Dean of the CHSU College of Osteopathic Medicine. Explore the Simulation Center, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) lab, Teaching Kitchen and more!

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Guided Campus Tour
Osteopathic Skills Lab
CHSU Simulation Center
Teaching Kitchen
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