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 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. CME 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 will be handled individually and can be submitted in writing to the  CME Director for review. All grievances will receive a written response within 30 days of receipt. If the CME Director cannot resolve the issue, the grievance will be referred to the CME Advisory Committee. If no resolution is made by the CME Advisory Committee, the grievance is referred to the Chief Academic Officer.

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