In the News

Medical School Opens in Middletown

July 31, 2014

The Times Herald-Record published this in-depth feature on the opening of the brand-new Middletown campus of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine. 

The D.O. Is in Now

July 29, 2014

Dr. Robert Goldberg, dean of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, members of the faculty and students are featured in this story on the rapid rise of osteopathic medicine, TouroCOM's success and being appropriately located in Harlem.

The Apollo Theater: The 2nd Annual Harlem Healthy Soul Festival

July 28, 2014

The Festival will offer screenings testing blood pressure, BMI, HIV, hepatitis, and other health issues. There will also be health education resources addressing some of Harlem’s most critical health concerns, including obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke, heart disease, childhood asthma and more. Clinical Psychologist and the Director of Community Affairs and Diversity at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. John M. Palmer, serves as the health advisor for the Festival.

MOC: An examination of costs and impact to physicians

July 24, 2014

The controversy surrounding maintenance of certification triggered policy action from the AMA. It's considered onerous, expensive and its impact on patient outcomes is debatable. The controversy about making maintenance of certification (MOC) mandatory has triggered new policy action from the American Medical Association (AMA) calling to keep MOC voluntary and to investigate the feasibility of a study to examine the impact of MOC and osteopathic continuous certification (OCC) on physician recruitment and retirement.

House supports offering residency positions to US med schools grads

July 20, 2014

The AOA House of Delegates passed a resolution calling for the profession to advocate for federal legislation to allow U.S. medical school graduates to lay first claims on U.S. residency positions.

Touro student wins fellowship to Ghana

April 10, 2014

Fourth-year student Alia Sommerville won fellowship to increase the number of underrepresented minority physicians.

Hero Next Door: Early interest in quality of life inspired med student

April 02, 2014

“I’ve been shot,” the man said.

It was 2:30 a.m., and Michael J. Erickson was wheeling a patient to her car during his volunteer shift at an emergency room in Tempe, Ariz.

Touro’s Sommerville Wins Fellowship In Ghana

March 26, 2014

Alia Sommerville, a fourth-year medical student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), has been awarded a scholarship from National Medical Fellowships, Inc.

NYSOMS Poster Competition a Tight Race

March 11, 2014

TouroCOM student, Matthew Woodward, won first place for the medical student poster competition at NYCOMEC and is named "Student Researcher of the Month" for his collaboration on "Dronabinol for the treatment of agitation and aggressive behavior in acutely hospitalized severely demented patients with non cognitive behavioral symptoms". 

Touro College Orange County Partnership Award

December 03, 2013

The Orange County Partnership recently honored the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine with the Quality of Life award recognizing excellence in leadership involving  the creation, maintenance or enhancement of life in Orange County. TouroCOM will be opening a new campus in Middletown, N.Y. which will result in approximately 1000 new jobs in the area.

Punching Attacks in Several States Investigated for Links to 'Knockout Game'

November 25, 2013

Dr. Jeff Gardere, assistant professor of behavioral medicine at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, discusses the disturbing new trend where strangers punch unsuspecting bystanders at random before running away.

Primary care doctors key to Obamacare

October 10, 2013

Dr. Robert Goldberg, dean of Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, says that under the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”), primary care physicians will see a boom in patients, most of whom have gone long periods without health insurance.

The Disease Your Doctor May Miss: Fibromyalgia

July 24, 2013

Dr. Martin Levine, associate dean and professor of family medicine at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, demonstrates potential treatments for patients suffering from Fibromyalgia.

Construction begins on Touro Medical College in Middletown

July 09, 2013

The launch of the new campus of the Touro Medical College of Osteopathic Medicine in Middletown, N.Y. was featured on News 12 Westchester.

Former N.Y. Governor to Teach Health Care Policy at TouroCOM

March 14, 2013

Interview with former Governor David Paterson, who was recently appointed distinguished professor at TouroCOM

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