Featured Stories tagged with "TouroCOM"

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In 2010, TouroCOM-Harlem medical student Gabrielle Jasmin was serving as a translator in Haiti when the earthquake hit. At the time, she was helping a family practitioner from Virginia—who happened to be a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)—treat patients.
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Rhoda Asimeng’s father came to America from Ghana with only $28 and a suitcase, and she grew up sharing a two-bedroom apartment with her family of eight in the South Bronx. While in college, both of her parents passed away from cancer. Against all these odds, she’s now a second-year student at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Harlem. 
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After graduating from UBC, Israel-born Daniela Ben Neriah opted to broaden her medical knowledge by pursuing a master’s in nutrition from Columbia University.
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Growing up in an impoverished household, TouroCOM student Nasir Malim had a firsthand look at the way income disparity affects quality of healthcare.
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“When we see patients in the emergency room, we’re seeing them at their most vulnerable,” Dr. Peter Q. Lee (TouroCOM ’12) explained. “They are in their moment of greatest need.”
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TouroCOM Middletown student Cassandra Garraud, a first generation American, grew up hearing stories of her parents’ life in Haiti. But only in December was she finally able to visit her parents’ homeland.
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Several hundred friends and family members gathered together on July 24 to celebrate the 135 members of Touro College of Medicine (TouroCOM) Middletown’s Class of 2021 as they donned their white coats and took the first step in their medical school career.
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This past summer, Nasir Malim was selected as one of two medical student summer interns for the University of Chicago’s Islamic Bioethics summer internship. The program, conducted through the medical school’s Initiative on Islam and Medicine, was directed under the mentorship of Dr. Aasim Padela, one of the current leaders of Islamic Bioethics in America.
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At Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Harlem, many graduates are entering their residencies with a research article, or several, under their belts. Ana Michunovich, Moises Enghelberg, Kessiena Aya, and Michael Erickson—four graduates of the class of 2015, and all students of extracellular matrix biochemist and board-certified Anatomic Pathologist Dr. Robert Stern—speak about their published research, how they entered the field of medicine, and their education at TouroCOM. 
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Get involved in organizations, and create a social support group. Be aware of timelines, and reach out to professors, advisors, and contacts at your preferred clinical rotations. Come in with an open mind, and don\'t be afraid to pursue a different medical route than you initially expected. Put in that extra effort and work hard, but also take breaks. And always remember: This is an incredible honor.