Expanding Horizons in Medical Excellence
From the beginning, Duquesne has been dedicated to building a better world. Our founders looked ever forward, envisioning the education needed to create a future everyone could share in.
Duquesne's bold venture now is to build a College of Medicine that will aspire to be among the most forward-thinking medical schools in the nation, addressing the two largest problems facing medicine today:
- a shortage of doctors in primary care disciplines and
- a system of pervasive disparities in health care, by racial and socio-economic dimensions, especially in underserved urban and rural communities.
The Proposed Duquesne University College of Osteopathic Medicine will do this while creating a world-class education and commitment to excellence that will serve our students and all who they will serve in their future work.
Duquesne's College of Medicine will position the University as more than just a national leader in medical education-it will build on our long tradition of serving people on the margins and building a world where everyone can prosper.
In the News
Duquesne University breaks ground on new medical school
Duquesne's Proposed Medical College One Step Closer to Accreditation
Duquesne University's proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine has received "candidate status" from the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) demonstrating that the college has the planning and resources necessary to proceed...
New $2 Million Grant for Medical College Designed to Improve Health Equity
This grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation will help build the foundation for the new medical college and for health care equity in underserved rural and urban areas.
Duquesne Names Professor Jennifer Elliott as First Fritzky Family Chair
Alumna and director of Duquesne's Center for Integrative Health works in communities
Three Pittsburgh Philanthropists Provide Lead Gifts to Duquesne's Medical School
Total of $7.5 million in gifts made as Duquesne pursues $50 million in fundraising
The Proposed Duquesne University College of Osteopathic Medicine is in Applicant Status and is seeking accreditation.