DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine






Center for Simulation and Training


Clinical Medicine



Training the Next Generation of Osteopathic Physicians

Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) was established on August 1, 2007, on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. With the beautiful Cumberland Gap mountains serving as the backdrop, LMU-DCOM is one of the most prominent buildings on campus. LMU-DCOM currently offers two locations for its Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) professional degree program: Harrogate, TN and Knoxville, TN. Quality educational programs are delivered through experienced faculty utilizing innovative teaching methods and state-of-the-art technology. LMU-DCOM is fully committed to meeting the health care needs of the community and beyond with excellence in teaching, patient care and services.
This is alt text.2007 LMU-DCOM was established
This is alt text.2011 LMU-DCOM graduates its first class of Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine
This is alt text.#1 school for graduating the most primary care residents (U.S. News & World Report)
PA Class of 2022 at Lincoln Memorial University May 29, 2020

LMU-SMS Welcomes the Physician Assistant Class of 2022 Virtually

The Physician Assistant (PA) Program at Lincoln Memorial University-School of Medical Sciences (LMU-SMS) welcomed its twelfth class of students virtually using Zoom on May 11. Due to COVID-19 and to maintain the safety and health of the students, faculty and staff, the PA program hosted a virtual orientation and began the semester online.

Primary Care May 21, 2020

LMU-DCOM Tops U.S. News' List Third Year in a Row for Most Primary Care Residents

Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) has been listed by U.S. News and World Report as #1 in 2020 for schools that produce the most primary care residents. The rankings are based on 2017-2019 data averages.

Seated classes May 11, 2020

LMU Preparing for Seated Classes in Fall

Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) President Clayton Hess announced today the decision to resume seated courses and the on-campus experience this fall to the extent allowed by law. The summer term, which began on Monday, May 4, will continue online, except for experiential learning courses and laboratory courses, which will be conducted in person under strict social distancing and CDC hygiene guidelines.