The College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at Des Moines University hosts an annual visit day – the Summer Podiatry Preview Program. This visit day is designed for prospective students with an interest in learning more about podiatric medicine as a potential career. The 2014 Summer Podiatry Preview date will be announced in early 2014.
How do I qualify for the program in 2014?
To qualify for the program, applicants are expected to have a recommended overall cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 and an interest in applying to podiatric medical schools.
When is the application deadline?
Applications will open after January 1, 2014 and will be accepted through May 1, 2014. Following this deadline, all applicants will be reviewed, and 10-15 participants will be selected for the program.
Will DMU help with expenses for travel to Des Moines?
Students are responsible for all travel and lodging arrangements and expenses. DMU will provide small travel stipends to help off-set the expenses incurred during your visit to Des Moines.
Will this visit day benefit me as a future applicant?
The visit will provide you the opportunity to visit Des Moines University, tour our facilities, meet faculty & students, and discover if DMU is a good fit for your educational needs. Participants in the visit program will also be guaranteed an interview when they apply for admission to the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at Des Moines University.
What activities should I expect?
Tentative schedule of events for the day includes:
College of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery overview with the dean
Discussion of curriculum, rotations, board exams and residency.
Admissions overview with the director of Admission
Discussion of admission process, financial aid, student life, global health, dual degrees & technology.
Q & A with current DMU podiatric medical students.
We are excited to offer this visit opportunity and encourage you to apply! You may contact us with any questions regarding the program at firstname.lastname@example.org.