Featured Stories tagged with "tourocom"

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Born in the Philippines but raised in Nigeria and Argentina, Kessiena Aya grew up surrounded by family members who were doctors. “From an early age, I was privileged to gain insight into the rewards and unique challenges of a career as a physician. So becoming a doctor was a natural fit for me.”
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Born to Serbian parents in Arizona, Ana Michunovich often accompanied her parents to their former hometown on family vacations. It was the buildup of these family trips that convinced her to choose medicine: “Seeing some of the areas that didn\'t have access to proper healthcare, and comparing that to what I saw in the United States, made a huge impact on my decision to become a doctor,” she says.
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Why Medicine "I like science and I like people. I tried working in research but I wanted something more hands-on."
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Why Medicine "My father is a physician, so I started exploring the medical field early on. It really grabbed me. I found it fascinating how the human body works and I wanted to dedicate myself to helping others."
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Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine student Erawadi Singh is used to pulling an all-nighter before each of her weekly exams on Sunday. But she isn’t up because she needs to study; she’s staying up all night to make sure her schoolmates don’t panic in the often nerve-wracking first two years of medical school. 
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Fourteen students from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) Middletown spent a week learning first-hand about the health challenges of developing nations while visiting Nicaragua in June. 
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On Monday, May 16th, the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Harlem Class of 2018 celebrated their White Coat Ceremony, marking the students’ transition from their preclinical to clinical medical training at the end of their second year of study. The event drew parents, Touro faculty and deans, community members and friends, to the New York Academy of Medicine.
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The story begins with Edward Qian, OMS2, who’s been gardening since he was a kid. In his hometown of Hinsdale, a quiet suburb of Chicago, his father (a former carpenter who taught him “to build everything from scratch”) maintained a bountiful garden with cucumbers, tomatoes, and soybeans. 
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Why Medicine "I actually wanted to be a vet, but then I took a class in human anatomy and became fascinated by the human body."
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Why Medicine "I want to keep myself challenged throughout my schooling and throughout my career. I want help people."