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Proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine

Proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine Candidate Status 

Candidate status is the second step in seeking accreditation by an applicant COM and is conferred with the privilege of recognition by the COCA, which will be publicly announced. Candidate status may be granted to COMs that demonstrate the planning and resources necessary to be expected to be able to proceed to Pre-Accreditation Status within two (2) years.

DYU COM Strategic Plan 2023-2028

Proposed COMs holding candidate status may not recruit, accept applications or fees, admit prospective students, or begin instruction.

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D’Youville University College of Osteopathic Medicine (DYU-COM) prepares osteopathic physicians focused on service, equity, and the health and well-being of a diverse society.

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DYU-COM will deliver innovative, inclusive, and collaborative osteopathic medical education that fosters service and promotes scholarly inquiry. D’Youville University physicians will foster healthy communities by focusing on the care of the whole person and continuously striving for innovation and continuous improvement.

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DYU-COM will provide exemplary community oriented primary care education to improve the healthcare outcomes

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