Founding Dean's Message
Establishing the DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (DCOM) at Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) has been an exciting endeavor for the osteopathic profession and the community at large. As the newest medical school in Tennessee, LMU-DCOM opened its doors in August 2007 to an inaugural class of enthusiastic medical students. Ours is a values-based learning community with experienced faculty dedicated to training the next generation of osteopathic physicians. The physical learning environment in our new 105,000 square foot facility is second to none. The LMU-DCOM building uses the latest state-of-the-art technology to meet our curricular objectives and connect our campus to medical education throughout the world. The clinical facilities that will assist in the training of our third and fourth year students possess the latest advancements in modern healthcare and medical education.
And all of this in the setting of the beautiful LMU campus next to Cumberland Gap National Historical Park.
We are all very excited about the opportunity to address the health care needs of the Appalachian region and beyond. It is truly an opportunity in life to make a difference.
We welcome you to become a part of our family as you begin your journey to become an osteopathic physician.
Ray E. Stowers, DO, FACOFP
Vice President and Founding Dean