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    Training the Next Generation of Osteopathic Physicians and Health Care Providers

    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 programs in two locations : 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)
    Bukky Ajagbe-Akingbola Selected as LMU-DCOM Student Doctor of the Year for 2020 November 25, 2020

    Bukky Ajagbe-Akingbola Selected as LMU-DCOM Student Doctor of the Year

    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.

    DCOM students being interviewed for Hope in Chaos documentary about the pandemic in East Tennessee November 17, 2020

    LMU Medical Students Win Outstanding Youth In Philanthropy Award

    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.

    Masks in class November 3, 2020

    LMU to Continue Seated Classes For Spring Semester

    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.