A US citizen arrives in a hospital bearing symptoms of the Zika virus. The patient has a history of substance abuse, no family support and no insurance. As part of a multi-disciplinary team, how do you ensure the patient receives the best possible care?
TouroCOM Middletown student Cassandra Garraud, a first generation American, grew up hearing stories of her parents’ life in Haiti. But only in December was she finally able to visit her parents’ homeland.
Dr. Risa Siegel has a simple answer as to why she became a doctor: Tikkun Olam.
For a week in February, students at TouroCOM Middletown—who chose a profession where they could help others—took a week to help themselves.
Thanks to the efforts of one TouroCOM Middletown student, dozens of infants in Bangladesh have a better chance at a healthy life.
For members of TouroCOM Harlem’s Sigma Sigma Phi (SSP) Honors Fraternity, volunteering and helping their community is an integral part of osteopathic medical school.
As the seven TouroCOM Harlem students watched, a Ghanian doctor performed a caesarian section on an expectant mother. After the newborn was safely delivered, the nurse held the baby up and repeated a refrain that the TouroCOM students and their professor heard several times in the week they visited the small village in Ghana.
A TouroCOM Harlem student presented a groundbreaking new approach to treating strokes at this year’s International Stroke Conference.
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.
On November 19, 38 students from TouroCOM Middletown joined a host of doctors for a free health fair in Clifton, NJ. The fair, spearheaded by Dr. Nilank Shah, a professor at TouroCOM Middletown, along with several other doctors from NJ, offered indigent residents the chance to meet with medical specialists in a variety of fields.