Grad guides electronic medical record use

Andrew Burchett, D.O.’03, admits with a laugh that when he agreed to become his health system’s medical information officer, he …

Victory and a look ahead

We’ve finally done it. We survived high school, we made it through college intact and endured one of the most …

Anatomy word of the month: buccinator

The “trumpeter” in Latin. Our cheek muscles, the buccinator, assist the tongue during chewing movements to hold food between our …

Lessons from my DMU family

A PA students shares her experiences as a first-year student and thanks the friends she made for her experiences.

Student celebrates reason to smile

A second-year podiatric medicine student undergoes heart surgery.

DMU goes mobile

The roll-out of the DMU Mobile Health Clinic in May was a true team effort.

Oh the humanity!

The Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) honors select medical students, residents, physician teachers and others for “demonstrated excellence in clinical care, leadership, compassion and dedication to service” – in a word, humanism.

Tech Connections

Put aside, for a moment, the pain of the push to implement electronic health records: New technologies in health care and health care education will ultimately lead to better patient care and outcomes.

Friday recipe: gazpacho

The tomatoes in my garden aren’t quite ripe yet, but when they are I’m going to be making lots of …

Cultivating cultural, medical understanding

At garage sales, in the Mall of America and during the wee hours of an emergency room shift, DMU's visiting Ugandan students gain new insights on Americans - and they teach their new Iowa friends some things, too.

Up, up & away!

Friday kicks off the national Hot Air Balloon Classic in Indianola, (a short hop south of Des Moines). This is …

Summer bucket list

Summer is FLYING by way too fast, as it always does. At the start of the season, the best co-workers …