They hailed from different parts of the world – one from Nigeria and the other from Hawaii and Japan – and now some two decades later, they stood on stage at the Apollo Theater in Harlem on a recent June afternoon, sharing an honor bestowed by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) for community service they gladly provided during their four grueling years of medical school.
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.
Dr. Kenneth Steier, Founding Dean and Professor of Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine-Middletown, New York, has been named Fellow of the national Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), a nonprofit organization comprised of 70 medical and osteopathic licensing and disciplinary boards throughout the United States.
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.
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.
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.
On Monday, May 9, 2016, the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Harlem Master of Science (M.S.) students celebrated their graduation at the Alhambra Ballroom in Harlem, NY.
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.
On March 9, 2016, TouroCOM-Middletown’s Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) in conjunction with Sigma Sigma Phi (SSP) and the Research Interest Club hosted TouroCOM-Middletown's first annual Research Poster Symposium. Organized by the SOMA Research Committee (Janki Shah and Alice Jiang) the event featured fifteen presentations (see sidebar). Faculty judges included Dr. Jeffrey Karpen, PhD, Dr. Cheryl Rosenfeld, DO, and Dr. Stephanie Zeszutek, D.O.