Founded in 1898, Des Moines University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine is the second-oldest osteopathic medical school in the United States. Students experience a rich curriculum, innovative courses and electives, accessible faculty and exceptional facilities. While gaining strength from the past, the College’s future is increasing the opportunity to develop outstanding osteopathic physicians to provide health care to the people of Iowa and the nation.
Providing a charitable contribution to the College of Osteopathic Medicine, will help lower tuition rates and provide accessible education to top quality students. There are many ways you can contribute to the College of Osteopathic Medicine including COM Leadership Society, COM Annual Fund, COM Scholarships or through a general contribution to DMU.
Join the COM Leadership Society
Students in DMU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine seek to do a world of good in their professions, for patients and in society. You can support this top-quality institution as a member of the COM Leadership Society. When you join, you will directly benefit students, patients and the osteopathic profession they’ll go on to serve. The COM Leadership Society honors individuals and organizations that contribute $1,000 or more annually to COM Scholarships, the Global Health Fund or the COM Annual Fund. The University also recognizes these donors as members of the President’s Society, which identifies DMU’s most ardent supporters.
For more information about the COM Leadership Society please contact us at 515-271-1573 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join today and become one of DMU’s philanthropic leaders. Thank you for investing in our future health care leaders.
COM Annual Fund
The College of Osteopathic Medicine Annual Fund provides critical support for Des Moines University’s daily operations. It provides critically needed scholarships, bring distinguished experts to campus, support provocative conferences and more per discretion of the dean. Approximately 60 percent of DMU faculty and staff contribute to the COM Annual Fund. 100 percent of DMU Board of Trustees members participate.
Through the generosity of alumni and friends, the University has established a variety of funds to improve the education of our COM students. Scholarships enable deserving high-quality students to achieve their goals, reduce their debt and demonstrate the commitment of donors who believe in their potential. Every donation is crucial, regardless of its size, and goes directly towards helping our students. Donations are not diminished by administrative costs and are fully tax-deductible.
To support an established DMU COM scholarship select one from the list of scholarships or create your own by contacting the development office today. Regardless of size, every gift to DMU makes a positive and fundamental difference.
General Gift to Des Moines University
Des Moines University plays key roles in two areas critical to society: education and health care. By collectively supporting Des Moines University through a general gift, we can strengthen all of our programs, along with the Des Moines University community. Give a general donation to DMU