If America’s health care system were a patient, its doctor might declare “code blue.” Our health status is vulnerable at best: The United States spends more per capita on health care than other industrialized nations yet performs poorly–37th in the most recent World Health Organization ranking–in many key outcomes, such as obesity and infant mortality.
Born in the segregated South, Anderson was determined to become a doctor at a time when many African-Americans had limited access to basic health care.
Hundreds of actors have played health care roles on TV and in movies. But an actor in real health care? Meet Dan Deublein, future physician assistant.
Starting a medical school anywhere is daunting enough. But when Martin Diamond, D.O.’62, was invited to help with such an effort in Manhattan, he agreed only if the school would be located in a neighborhood with few doctors, high needs and a rich history.
Local medics practice at DMU’s Iowa Simulation Center.
Alums give back by mentoring students
Preparing competent leaders in health care is going to take more than cracking the glass ceiling.
Craig Thompson, D.O. ’78, a family physician in Strawberry Point and Manchester, Iowa, traveled with DMU’s Global Health Department to El Salvador in March 2009. Job description: Small town family physician, involved in hospital care, EMS, OB, sports medicine, geriatrics …
DMU seeks hard-to-get internship opportunities for P.T. students. Can you help?