Programs Offered

Our Mission

To improve lives in our global community by educating diverse groups of highly competent and compassionate osteopathic physicians, health educators, researchers and scholars.

Our Vision

  • The College of Osteopathic Medicine will be a leader in innovative medical education, both undergraduate and graduate, by meeting the highest standards of academic and clinical achievement.
  • The College of Osteopathic Medicine will be a cultivator of distinctive educators and students who discover, disseminate, and apply new knowledge.
  • The College of Osteopathic Medicine, through innovative design, will develop methods/processes to educate our students in the pursuit of delivering services that enhance health, wellness and education in our local, national, and global communities.
  • The College of Osteopathic Medicine will engage in and enable research and scholarly activity to advance the knowledge of health care, osteopathic medicine and in the sciences and technologies that will shape medicine, science, and education.
  • The College of Osteopathic Medicine will encourage, enable, and enhance the creation and development of graduate medical education, by lending support, education, and resources to further the goal of creating graduate opportunities in osteopathic medicine.

News and Updates

Interprofessional DMU-Drake team takes top prize at national competition

For several months earlier this year, a four-member health team worked diligently to help two 64-year-old individuals overcome their addiction …

Reunion Reflections: Ronald Sanzone, D.O.’68, recalls faculty characters

Some of Ronald Sanzone’s strongest memories of his student days at the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery (COMS) – …

Reunion Reflections: Scott Havsy, D.O.’78, shares a musical memory

Des Moines University will honor members of the classes of 1993, 1978, 1968 and earlier years during their milestone reunions …

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