What can you expect from the annual Podiatry Preview event?

  • Learn about podiatric medicine and how to advise your pre-med and pre-podiatry students of their options
  • Tour the Des Moines University campus
  • Hands-on demonstrations
  • Observe practicing podiatrists
  • Meet current students and faculty
  • Experience Des Moines

We are excited to offer this opportunity once again this spring through the generous support of the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA).  Travel expenses, lodging and most meal expenses are funded by the APMA, and we will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.

We hope you will consider attending the Podiatry Preview Event for Advisors at Des Moines University.

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Tentative agenda

If you arrive in Des Moines the day before the event begins, we invite you to join us for a casual dinner downtown!

Day 1: Experience Podiatry at Des Moines University!

  • Tour campus
  • Learn about careers in podiatric medicine
  • Meet podiatry students and faculty
  • Hands-on lab activities
  • Experience Des Moines

Day 2: Conclusion

  • Learn about other opportunities available at Des Moines University
  • Observe clinic
  • Depart Des Moines by mid-afternoon

In past years, some of the hands-on lab activities have including suturing, casting labs, cadaver anatomy lab, Iowa Simulation Center, Human Performance Lab and DMU Mobile Clinic.

We hope you will consider attending the Podiatry Preview for Advisors at Des Moines University.

Travel information

In an attempt to allow flexibility of travel arrangements, each advisor has the option to reserve their own air travel. Airfare must be purchased at least 21 days prior to attendance date.  Advisor will be asked to provide DMU with a copy of the airfare receipt after the reservation has been made. Airfare expenses will be reimbursed after you have arrived on campus and Des Moines University is provided with an original receipt.
If you are choosing to drive to Des Moines, you will be reimbursed for mileage at the current Des Moines University rate. Transportation will be provided to and from Des Moines University and other locations throughout the event .

Lodging Information

Lodging will be arranged for advisors at a local hotel and you will receive details prior to your arrival in Des Moines.


Advisors will be provided meals during their 2 day event in Des Moines.