Lincoln Memorial University

Advanced Medical Education for the Physician Assistant

DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (DCOM), Doctor of Medical Science (DMS) is an advanced medical training program for Physician Assistants. The medical curriculum is taught entirely by physicians who are experts in their field of medicine. Utilizing a mixture of synchronous and asynchronous online didactics, the case-based curriculum design allows the students to interact with and learn from these physician experts.  While enrolled in the program, students continue in their clinical environment with their supervising physician who participates in periodic competency evaluations.

DCOM-DMS curriculum equips the highly skilled PA with:

  1. An increased depth and breadth of medical knowledge
  2. Increased confidence in the more complex patient care
  3. Credentials for new leadership roles
  4. Advanced competence as a medical educator
  5. A competitive edge in the PA Profession


LMU-DCOM is pleased to announce the Doctor of Medical Science program will be accepting students twice a year; Spring/January and Fall/August. 


*DMS Application.pdf


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Harrogate, TN 37752