The Festival will offer screenings testing blood pressure, BMI, HIV, hepatitis, and other health issues. There will also be health education resources addressing some of Harlem’s most critical health concerns, including obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke, heart disease, childhood asthma and more. Clinical Psychologist and the Director of Community Affairs and Diversity at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. John M. Palmer, serves as the health advisor for the Festival.
The controversy surrounding maintenance of certification triggered policy action from the AMA. It's considered onerous, expensive and its impact on patient outcomes is debatable. The controversy about making maintenance of certification (MOC) mandatory has triggered new policy action from the American Medical Association (AMA) calling to keep MOC voluntary and to investigate the feasibility of a study to examine the impact of MOC and osteopathic continuous certification (OCC) on physician recruitment and retirement.
The AOA House of Delegates passed a resolution calling for the profession to advocate for federal legislation to allow U.S. medical school graduates to lay first claims on U.S. residency positions.
Fourth-year student Alia Sommerville won fellowship to increase the number of underrepresented minority physicians.
“I’ve been shot,” the man said.
It was 2:30 a.m., and Michael J. Erickson was wheeling a patient to her car during his volunteer shift at an emergency room in Tempe, Ariz.
Alia Sommerville, a fourth-year medical student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), has been awarded a scholarship from National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
TouroCOM student, Matthew Woodward, won first place for the medical student poster competition at NYCOMEC and is named "Student Researcher of the Month" for his collaboration on "Dronabinol for the treatment of agitation and aggressive behavior in acutely hospitalized severely demented patients with non cognitive behavioral symptoms".
The Orange County Partnership recently honored the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine with the Quality of Life award recognizing excellence in leadership involving the creation, maintenance or enhancement of life in Orange County. TouroCOM will be opening a new campus in Middletown, N.Y. which will result in approximately 1000 new jobs in the area.
Dr. Jeff Gardere, assistant professor of behavioral medicine at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, discusses the disturbing new trend where strangers punch unsuspecting bystanders at random before running away.
Dr. Robert Goldberg, dean of Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, says that under the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”), primary care physicians will see a boom in patients, most of whom have gone long periods without health insurance.
Dr. Martin Levine, associate dean and professor of family medicine at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, demonstrates potential treatments for patients suffering from Fibromyalgia.
The launch of the new campus of the Touro Medical College of Osteopathic Medicine in Middletown, N.Y. was featured on News 12 Westchester.
Interview with former Governor David Paterson, who was recently appointed distinguished professor at TouroCOM