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.

Stats of College of Osteopathic Medicine

In the News

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.