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“Hey, Hey, Are You OK?”

February 12, 2019
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Students Teach “Texas Two Step” -- Hands-On Compression CPR to Save Lives

New York, N.Y. – “Hey, hey, are you OK?” was the chant heard over and over in the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine cafeteria in Harlem on Sunday, where medical students taught children and adults how to perform a simple two-step method of CPR on a loved one or stranger who might be having a cardiac emergency.

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Opens Free Clinic

January 30, 2019
New Student-Run Touro Harlem Health Clinic Meets TouroCOM’s Mission of Service and Student Need for Valuable Learning Experiences

New York, N.Y. Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) has opened a student-run, free clinic to serve the Harlem community, Dean David Forstein, DO, announced.

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Receives Seven Year Accreditation

October 22, 2018
DO school recognized for meeting standards of educational quality

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) with campuses in Harlem and in Middletown, New York, has received seven years of continued accreditation from The AOA Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA), Dr. Kenneth Steier, TouroCOM Executive Dean announced today.

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and Harlem Community Celebrate Life of Civil Rights Leader

September 27, 2018
Event Commemorates 60th Anniversary of Assassination Attempt at Blumstein’s - “Dr. King Would Be Proud”

New York, N.Y. – More than 200 Harlem community members joined with Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) students and faculty to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on September 20, the day the civil rights hero survived an assassination attempt at Blumstein’s department store on 125th Street in Harlem.  The former department store is the current location of TouroCOM and Touro College of Pharmacy.

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Breaks Record with Underrepresented Minorities

August 07, 2018
Class of 2022 Launched with Highest Number of URMs in Harlem School’s History

New York, N.Y. -- On Monday, July 30, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) welcomed the Class of 2022 with a record-breaking number of underrepresented minorities (URMs). Of the 135 students in the class, 37 – over 27 percent of the class - are URMs.

Inaugural Class of TouroCOM Middletown Celebrates First Commencement

June 04, 2018
Orange County’s Only Medical School Issues Diplomas to 117 New Doctors; Graduates to Complete Residency Programs and Continue Service to Underserved Communities

MIDDLETOWN, NY – Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Middletown conferred diplomas upon 117 candidates for the doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) degree. The students, representing TouroCOM’s first graduating class, completed a rigorous four-year medical education and earned the tenth highest scores in the country on their first licensing examination (COMLEX-1).Graduates will complete residency programs at leading hospitals including New York Presbyterian, the Cleveland Clinic and Orange Regional Medical Center.

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Celebrates Sixth Commencement

May 31, 2018
“Be a GOOD Doctor” Advises Kevin C. O’Connor, DO, in Keynote Address - “Love your Patients. Collaborate with your Patient Care Team”

New York, N.Y. - At a celebratory gathering that included bagpipes, an electric piano and a flutist, the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) conferred diplomas upon 126 members of the Class of 2018 on May 29th at the Apollo Theater in Harlem. The mood dominating the ceremonies was one of joy, optimism, excitement, and especially gratitude – for the support of families, friends, loved ones, faculty, administration and others who helped and encouraged the graduates during medical school.

Announcing the Tracy Tam Memorial Alumni Award for Compassion

March 29, 2018
Honoring Dr. Tracy Tam, DO, Class of 2013

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine is pleased to announce the introduction of the Dr. Tracy Tam Memorial Alumni Award for Compassion.  The Award is in memory of Tracy Sin-Yee Tam, DO, TouroCOM Class of 2013, who died in the tragic shooting at Bronx Lebanon Hospital in June 2017.

“Trauma Day” at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

March 26, 2018
Minority Students in High School Enrichment Program “Med-Achieve” Learn How to Become First Responders and Save “Patients” in Simulated Train Wreck

New York, N.Y.  Against the backdrop of sirens blaring from a YouTube video showing emergency vehicles stuck in a New York City traffic jam, about 50 high school students in an after school program at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine last week learned how to help patients with life-threatening injuries survive a simulated train wreck.

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Honors Founders and TouroCOM-Harlem Community Advisory Board

December 11, 2017
10th Anniversary Gala at Schomburg Raises Scholarship Funds for Underrepresented Minorities

New York, N.Y. – December 11, 2017 – Harlem community leaders and Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) founders and their supporters packed the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem Wednesday night to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the school’s opening in Harlem and their joint efforts to educate underrepresented minorities (URMs). All proceeds from the Gala will go towards funding additional scholarships for URMs.