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After spending a few overnights at the Warming Station (a temporary winter shelter for the homeless, located in a church), Rebecca noticed that its residents lacked basic health information about themselves – “things like allergies, last blood pressure, eyesight, etc.” She began to ask around to see if there was a place that they had access to in order to get this information, and found that there was none.
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On Monday, May 9, 2016, the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Middletown celebrated the graduation of its inaugural class of its Master of Science (M.S.) students at the Paramount Theatre in Middletown, NY.
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"If you’re going into healthcare you need to know why you’re getting into it," said Supreeya Swarup, a member of TouroCOM’s first graduating class and a third-year cardiovascular disease fellow at Nassau University Medical Center. "We see our patients when they’re at their most vulnerable. Our goal every day is to show up and fight for our patients’ health."
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To take a break from studying for their upcoming exams, practicals, and Boards, TouroCOM-Harlem students were treated to a surprise visit from some cute, furry puppies.
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After slewing through midterms and OSCEs, students at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine-Middletown finally had a chance to relax during Student Wellness Day. Organized by a committee comprised of members of student services, the afternoon provided a range of fun and stress-relieving activities for the students, including massage therapy, yoga, Zumba classes, Reiki therapy, and games. In another room, students played with and petted certified therapy Bernese mountain dogs and puppies. En route to the different activities, students could also grab a healthy snack from the table of apples and bananas. The event ended with a raffle drawing, in which three lucky students won wellness baskets.  
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Think medical school is hard? Try it with seven kids.
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Jordan McDonald, a freshman at St. Bonaventure University in Albany, New York, was accepted last year into a combined-degree program that grants talented high school seniors provisional acceptance into medical school. When he begins his sophomore year in the fall, he will decide where he wants to go to medical school. He hopes one day to become a neurosurgeon.
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If you walked into Lecture Hall-1 at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) on November 10th, you probably wouldn’t recognize anything out of the ordinary. Students sat in their lecture seats, listening attentively to a detailed PowerPoint presentation on the musculoskeletal system, which was followed by lectures on the nervous and circulatory systems. Occasionally, someone raised his or her hand to ask a question, give a comment, or clarify an idea. Yet what was different about this particular scene was that the students weren’t actually in medical school—they were in high school. 
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First- and second-year osteopathic medical students at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Middletown had a group of unusual patients last week: horses. In conjunction with Raven Hill Farms and Equi-Power Solutions (an equine experiential learning program for professional development), the students participated in a Medicine and Horsemanship program that taught them how to improve their nonverbal communication, using the animals as their guides.
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Conrad Fischer, M.D. is the bestselling author of Routine Miracles: Restoring Faith and Hope in Medicine, Master the Wards: Survive IM Clerkship and Ace the Shelf, and numerous United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) test preparation guides. As chair of Kaplan Medical, his famous educational videos and 12-hour “Cramathons” have helped thousands of medical school students around the world pass the boards.