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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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Coming from a family of orthopedic surgeons, Salvatore Sclafani had seen his fair share of surgical procedures growing up. However, this summer, with a year of medical school under his belt, he was now able to apply the knowledge he had gained to a research study during his internship with Dr. Anthony Scillia, an orthopedic surgeon at Atlantic Sports Health in New Jersey.
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When and how did you have the idea to go to Philadelphia, PA? Why specifically that area?
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Few people would find a seventeen-hour flight to the Philippines relaxing, but for three TouroCOM Harlem students who just finished their first year of medical school, the flight was exactly what they needed.
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Mimi, you’ve been working this summer on eliminating alarm fatigue in hospitals. What’s alarm fatigue?
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This winter break, Smruti Desai (OMS-II) organized a trip of fourteen first- and second- year Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM-Harlem) students to Narayana Health City in Bengaluru, India through TouroCOM’s International Medicine Club.
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Dressed as skeletons in the spirit of Halloween, a group of three student physicians—Anthony Bonzagni, Daniel Lee, and Dhaatri Kuchipudi—delivered a fun, interactive lesson about bones to the first-grade class of New Beginnings Montessori School. Two TouroCOM-Middletown faculty members joined the students in the presentation: Professor Leah Labranche, anatomy instructor, and Dr. Martin Torrents, Associate Chair of the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department. The TouroCOM presenters taught the children different ways of keeping their bones strong, such as eating healthy foods like vegetables and calcium-rich dairy products, and emphasized the importance of physical exercise in maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle. They engaged the children in the lesson by performing a short skit about an “ailing skeleton” and having the first-graders dance, jump, and run in place to “revive” him.
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The Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine-Harlem is committed to training osteopathic physicians with a particular emphasis on practicing medicine in underserved communities, and to increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in medicine. Three DOs—Rhoda Amiseng, Tatiana Carrillo, and Gabrielle Jasmin—are quintessential examples of both aspects of that very mission. Recently, these three students were chosen to speak at the TouroCOM-Harlem parlor meeting fundraiser to raise donations for underrepresented minorities, which raised nearly $66,000 in scholarships for TouroCOM-Harlem. Here, get to know these inspiring women even better. 
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Anita Mathew, President of the Internal Medicine Student Organization at TouroCOM-Harlem, participated this summer in the Jack Cary Eichenbaum Summer Scholars Program in Neonatology at New York University-Langone Medical Center. 
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Jonathan, can you tell us a bit about the projects you worked on this summer?