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Married in med school

In case you were wondering, it is possible to be married and in school, but also possible to get married while in school! So how do you manage the married life and medical school? Some of the best advice I received from a married second-year student when I got here was to be home when you’re […]

— Ali D’Angelet, D.P.M.’15

DMU students take walks, sleep outside to help others

This fall, Maggi Schutte, D.P.T.’16, invited her classmates to join her in supporting an organization she loves, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. A group of physician assistant students saluted a beloved faculty member by benefitting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Yet another group of students spent most of a chilly night in a cardboard structure […]

— Anna Hudson

They got spirit, yes they do

Early in August, Annie Losinske and Sarah Barnett, members of the DMU Physician Assistant Class of 2014, realized last week was going to be a tough one for the class, with two big exams on the schedule. Capping off the week was Saturday’s White Coat Ceremony, a special event in which students in DMU’s clinical […]

— Barb Boose

Of coronets and clown suits

Even though its name and location have changed since it was founded in 1898, Des Moines University has a long and distinguished history of preparing future health care providers and leaders with a focus on patient-focused care and whole-body wellness. But did you know that the University once sported men’s and women’s basketball teams, a […]

— Barb Boose