Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine

OUR MISSION

To improve lives in our global community by educating diverse groups of highly competent and compassionate osteopathic physicians, health educators, researchers and scholars.

OUR VISION

  • The College of Osteopathic Medicine will be a leader in innovative medical education, both undergraduate and graduate, by meeting the highest standards of academic and clinical achievement.
  • The College of Osteopathic Medicine will be a cultivator of distinctive educators and students who discover, disseminate, and apply new knowledge.
  • The College of Osteopathic Medicine, through innovative design, will develop methods/processes to educate our students in the pursuit of delivering services that enhance health, wellness and education in our local, national, and global communities.
  • The College of Osteopathic Medicine will engage in and enable research and scholarly activity to advance the knowledge of health care, osteopathic medicine and in the sciences and technologies that will shape medicine, science, and education.
  • The College of Osteopathic Medicine will encourage, enable, and enhance the creation and development of graduate medical education, by lending support, education, and resources to further the goal of creating graduate opportunities in osteopathic medicine.
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Setting Up for Success: The Importance of Medical Student Mentorship Whether through formal arrangements or casual interactions, medical students depend on the guidance of resident mentors to help th
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Program Director Interview Series: Tiffany Murano, MD, FACEP | St. John's Riverside Hospital This month, the Medical Student Council spoke with Dr. Tiffany Murano, Program Director at St. John's Rive
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The AAMC Standardized Video Interview A New Approach to the Residency Application? In the increasingly tech-savvy world of medical education, it comes as no surprise that major changes are occurring
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EMTALA: Things You Never Knew (or Never Thought to Ask) Happy birthday, EMTALA! The law that revolutionized emergency medicine turns 30 this year. We all know the basic tenets of this legislation: pr