Forbes interviewed NSU’s Dean of Allopathic Medicine, Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., FACS, and NSU’s Dean of Osteopathic Medicine, Elaine M. Wallace, to discuss NSU’s unique dual pathway for medical school. Not many universities offer both an allopathic and osteopathic medical school, which makes NSU unique. NSU produces more doctors than any other university in Florida and soon the Tampa Bay campus will be available to osteopathic students.
NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine is well-established and a competitive school. Each year, thousands of applicants fight for a couple of hundred spots. Students have the option of applying out of college or enrolling in the dual BS/DO program in high school. NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine recently opened and welcomed 53 medical students into their charter class. By focusing on leadership and innovation, the allopathic school is a testament to NSU’s growth.
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