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When Brian Thompson’s grandmother had a stroke, he noticed that even after she recovered, something was wrong. “I was a child when it happened, so I didn’t really understand what was going on,” Thompson recalled, “But I remember having this concern and worry about her and it made me more interested in understanding the science about what had happened to her.”
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TouroCOM Harlem student Elliot Razi comes from a family of physicians but he wasn’t sure he wanted to become a doctor until he volunteered at a hospital as part of the Clinical Care Extenders program in college.
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Prior to medical school at TouroCOM, Claire Carlson studied Biomedical Engineering at the University of Minnesota. "We often solved design problems through a cardiovascular lens, because the heart is such a dynamic and mechanical organ," she remembers.
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Luke Gardner attended La Siena College in California where he studied biomedical science and graduated in 2016. Gardner already knows what part of medicine he wants to specialize in: “I want to be a trauma surgeon; I want constant surprises,” Gardner said. “I like being challenged.”
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How did you get involved with the AMA’s Doctors Back to School program?
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On February 13th, twelve Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine-Middletown students—Janki Shah, Jacklyn Lee, Matthew McCaffery, Odinachi Moghalu, Nima Rejali, Zinan Cheng, Tylor Connor, Daniel Lee, Anu Gopalan, Brendan Skeehan, Christian Muller, and Manoj Jagtiani—were inducted into the Sigma Sigma Phi (SSP) Honor Society, a national osteopathic medicine honors fraternity that recognizes D.O. students who demonstrate high levels of academic excellence and dedication to community service. 
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For medical students, summer is a valuable stretch of time ripe for participating in new learning experiences, internships, and volunteering work. At Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, first and second year students on both the Harlem and Middletown campuses make the most of their summers by actively pursuing, and attaining, summer experiences that give them more exposure to various fields of medicine.
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During our winter break, seven of us TouroCOM students travelled to Kathmandu, Nepal, to volunteer at Sahid Memorial Hospital. After rotating through general, ICU, surgical/post-op and emergency wards at Sahid, we gained invaluable first-hand medical experience in a foreign environment.
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Long, sun filled days spent outside, vacations with family and friends, relaxing at the beach. These are only a few of the reasons that summer is the best time of year for so many of us. But while the summer can be glorious, it’s important to be aware of the health risks posed by the season.