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Duquesne University proposes new medical school building in Pittsburgh's Uptown
Duquesne's plans for a five-story building that will house the new proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine with quotes from Chief Facilities Officer Rodney Dobish.
Tribune-Review

Duquesne, UPMC to present major medical facilities to the Pittsburgh Planning Commission
Discusses how Duquesne presented to Pittsburgh's Planning Commission about the university's plans for its proposed new medical school.
WPXI-TV

Duquesne University breaks ground on college of osteopathic medicine
President Ken Gormley was quoted in this article about how the new medical school advances Duquesne's commitment to healthcare equity.
Becker's Hospital Review


The Following Media Outlets Covered the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine and the new medical school's economic impact:


The long path and deep need for Duquesne's College of Osteopathic Medicine
Interviewed President Ken Gormley, Board Chair John McGinley Jr., Founding Dean Dr. John Kauffman and Vice Chair of the Board Diane Hupp for this article about the importance of opening Duquesne's new medical school. 
Pittsburgh Business Times  

Duquesne to Break Ground on New College of Osteopathic Medicine
This new college is the ultimate expression of our commitment to promoting healthcare equity in the region and beyond," said President Ken Gormley. "It's our boldest initiative to date and builds on our legacy of making a positive social impact by working with people and communities.
Duquesne University

New $3 Million Grant to Help Make Duquesne's Medical School State-of-the-Art
Duquesne University's proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) will educate the next generation of primary care physicians with state-of-the-art medical training equipment, thanks to a grant from the Henry L. Hillman Foundation.
Duquesne University

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...
Duquesne University

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 University

Duquesne Names Professor Jennifer Elliott as First Fritzky Family Chair
Alumna and director of Duquesne's Center for Integrative Health works in communities
Duquesne University

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
Duquesne University

Duquesne University Selects Site for College of Osteopathic Medicine Building
State-of-the-Art facility will face Duquesne's UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse on Forbes Ave.
Duquesne University

Duquesne Names Founding Dean for its New Osteopathic Medical School
Dr. John Kauffman an experienced dean and medical leader
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Duquesne University Names Leader of Planned Medical School
Tribune-Review

Duquesne University Names Founding Dean for its New Medical School
Pittsburgh Business Times

What the Doctor Ordered: Duquesne's Med School Could Make Big Difference
"The new institution can have an influence that well exceeds the number of doctors it
graduates each year."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Duquesne's Med School Plan Part of National Trend to Train More Doctors
The school aims to produce more family doctors, help meet national demand.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Duquesne University to Launch College of Osteopathic Medicine
Second medical school in Pittsburgh and the first Catholic osteopathic medical school in Pennsylvania.
Duquesne University Magazine

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The Proposed Duquesne University College of Osteopathic Medicine is in Applicant Status and is seeking accreditation.