Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine Review
Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine is a 4-year DO-granting program that matriculated its inaugural class in 2007. DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine hopes to train physicians to serve the Appalachian Region and beyond, as well as to enhance the care of the underserved. Lincoln Memorial University allows student to receive their medical education in an interprofessional environment, preparing them for the future. The school requires all students to do rural underserved inpatient and outpatient rotations. Rotations can be completed in a number of areas such as Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia, Ohio, Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, and Virginia. The College of Osteopathic Medicine gives each student an academic advisor their first year and provides a Student Assistance Program—a 24-hour program for students who are struggling.
To prepare outstanding osteopathic physicians who are committed to the premise that the cornerstone of meaningful existence is service to humanity. The mission of LMU-DCOM is achieved by:
Graduating Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine;
Providing a values-based learning community as the context for teaching, research and service;
Serving the health and wellness needs of people within both the Appalachian region and beyond;
Focusing on enhanced access to comprehensive health care for underserved communities;
Investing in quality academic programs supported by superior faculty and technology;
Embracing compassionate, patient-centered care that values diversity, public service and leadership as an enduring commitment to professionalism and the highest ethical standards;
Participating in the growth, development and maintenance of graduate medical education.
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- Residency Match Support
- Diverse and Inclusive Environment
- Values Balance and Wellness
- Community Service Opportunity
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