Training the Next Generation of Osteopathic Physicians and Health Care Providers
LMU-DCOM student Bukky Ajagbe-Akingbola, Class of 2021, has been selected as the LMU-DCOM Student Doctor of the Year (SDOY). Ajagbe-Akingbola will represent LMU-DCOM as a candidate for the National SDOY award presented annually by the Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents (COSGP) at the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) annual meeting in April 2021.
Three osteopathic medical students at DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (DCOM) at Lincoln Memorial University (LMU)-Knoxville, were awarded the Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Great Smoky Mountain Chapter. The award was to be presented in person at the AFP’s National Philanthropy Day event; however, due to the pandemic, AFP will hold a live stream premiere of the documentary Hope in Chaos, featuring the award winners, on Friday, November 20, at 11:30 a.m. on the AFP Facebook Page. The documentary will rebroadcast on MyVLT Sunday, November 22, at 9 p.m., and will feature local individuals and agencies that have worked hard to meet new challenges and serve the community in big ways amid this year’s public health crisis.
Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) President Clayton Hess announced today the decision to continue seated courses and the on-campus experience for the Spring 2021 semester. Social distancing and enhanced safety practices, including wearing masks, will continue for students, faculty and staff, with limited events and visitors allowed on campus during the spring semester.