Des Moines University (“the University”) is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for work, study, and participation in the life of the University. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information, and other characteristics protected by law in the selection of administrative personnel, faculty and staff, and students. 

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Educational activities that serve to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, professional performance, and relationships a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public, or the profession. The content of Continuing Medical Education represents that body of knowledge and skills generally recognized and accepted by the profession as within the basic medical sciences, the discipline of clinical medicine, and the provision of health care to the public. 

Grievances shall be submitted in writing to the CME Director. All grievances will receive an initial written response within 30 days of receipt. The Continuing Medical Education Director will review and resolve all grievances if possible. If there is no resolution, the CME Director may pass the information on to the Des Moines University Assistant Vice President of Academic Innovation and Enhancement for resolution.

Osteopathic physicians only: Further appeals shall be addressed to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611-2864.