Clinical Education for Des Moines University students

Serving as an educator for DMU students is an exceptional calling that is invaluable in the training of future health care providers.

Benefits of serving as a DMU preceptor or clinical instructor include:

  • Continuing education credit (profession-dependent)
  • Eligibility for faculty development programs presented by DMU
  • Opportunity to remain current on health care practices and theories
  • An enjoyable and stimulating change of pace to your routine
  • Sense of reward for training the next generation of health care professionals
  • Optional adjunct faculty appointment

Thank you for playing a critical role in shaping both future colleagues and ensuring the high quality of health care.

Interested in also becoming Clinical Adjunct Faculty?

Applications accepted from D.O., D.P.M., and P.A. preceptors.

Have a question? We'd love to help!

Program Phone Email Forms/Tools CME Credit Handbook
Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) 515-271-1419 COMAffiliations@dmu.edu COM Preceptor Resources CME Credit N/A
Physician Assistant (P.A.) 515-271-1060 ClinicalAffairsPA@dmu.edu Fill out the PA Preceptor Questionnaire CME Credit Preceptor Orientation Handbook
Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) 515-271-1739 DPTClinicalEducation@dmu.edu Fill out the Clinical Partner Questionnaire | D.P.T. Clinical Instructors N/A Clinical Education Handbook
Podiatric Medicine (D.P.M.) 515-271-1489 CPMSClinicalAffairs@dmu.edu CPMS Clinical Faculty Resources N/A Clinical Teaching Skills for Preceptors
Department of Public Health (D.P.H.) chs-office@dmu.edu Student Project Opportunity Submissions N/A N/A
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