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Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Students Teach “National Two Step CPR”

February 18, 2020
Hands-On Compression to Save Lives

New York, N.Y. – The 4th floor cafeteria of Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Harlem campus was filled Sunday with the sounds of plastic manikins being tapped on the shoulders and chants of “Are you OK?” Close to 70 TouroCOM students and children with their parents practiced saving a loved one or stranger who might be in cardiac arrest - their heart had stopped.

Educating the Community on Benefits of Vaccination

February 03, 2020
New Study From TouroCOM Finds Most Health Professionals Believe Greater Vaccine Education May Increase Vaccination Compliance and Decrease Preventable Disease

New York, N.Y. – Ninety percent of health professionals believe a lack of education is the greatest barrier to patients receiving vaccinations, according to research conducted by a group of scientists from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine - Middletown. The research was presented recently at the Annual Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents (COSGP) Winter Research Symposium.

Sullivan 180, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and Greater Hudson Valley Health System Announce Scholarship and Loan Forgiveness Program

December 19, 2019
Financial incentives to medical students and resident physicians will expand Sullivan County’s access to primary care doctors

LIBERTY, NY – Today, Sullivan 180 announced a partnership with the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS) to expand health care availability in Sullivan County by providing financial assistance to Touro medical students and new physicians in GHVHS’s residency program.

TouroCOM Middletown Honored with a “Pillars of the Community” Award from Cornerstone Family Healthcare

November 08, 2019
The College of Osteopathic Medicine was celebrated for its contributions to the health and well-being of its community

MIDDLETOWN, NY – Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Middletown, NY received a “Pillars of the Community” award from Cornerstone Family Healthcare, a non-profit healthcare provider in the Hudson Valley. Dr. Kenneth J. Steier, Executive Dean of TouroCOM, accepted the award at Cornerstone Family Healthcare’s annual gala on November 2. Cornerstone Family Healthcare has been honoring outstanding individuals and institutions that support its philosophy that healthcare is a right and not a privilege for 20 years. The gala also raises funds to support Cornerstone Family Healthcare’s commitment to providing quality care to patients in Orange, Rockland, Ulster and Broome Counties in New York and in Pike County, PA.

Health Professions Diversity Award Goes to TouroCOM

November 06, 2019
Magazine Recognizes Medical School’s Successful Efforts with 2019 HEED Award

New York, N.Y. – Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine New York (TouroCOM) has received the 2019 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Harlem Wins STEM Award

August 15, 2019
National Recognition of Programs Helping Underrepresented Groups in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)

New York, N.Y. – Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Harlem has received the 2019 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion-focused publication in higher education.  As a recipient of the STEM Award, TouroCOM, will be featured in the September 2019 issue of the magazine.

TouroCOM Middletown Celebrates Second Commencement

June 12, 2019
Orange County’s Only Medical School Issues Diplomas to 123 New Doctors, Plans are to Complete Residency Programs Across the U.S. and Serve the Underserved

Middletown, N.Y. Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Middletown conferred diplomas upon 123 candidates for the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree. The students, representing TouroCOM’s second graduating class, completed a rigorous four-year medical education and earned top scores on their first licensing examination (COMLEX-1). Graduates will complete residency programs at leading hospitals including the Mayo Clinic, the Albert Einstein Medical Center, University of Connecticut, University of Maryland and Westchester Medical Center.

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Celebrates Commencement

June 12, 2019
President Alan Kadish, M.D. Tells Graduates: “Do Good. Be Not Only Healers of Physical Illness…Society Needs Healing as Well”

New York, N.Y. – At a festive gathering that included a brass band, a live tenor and a presentation of colors from United States Army medical recruiters, 129 students from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) Harlem were hooded and recited the osteopathic oath at the school’s commencement ceremonies, held on June 5th at the nearby Apollo Theater.

NAACP Executive Tapped to Lead Diversity at Touro

April 15, 2019
Geoffrey E. Eaton Named Director of Community Affairs and Diversity at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and Touro College of Pharmacy in Harlem

New York, N.Y. – Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) and Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) in Harlem have appointed Geoffrey E. Eaton director of community affairs and diversity, the colleges announced today.

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Celebrates “Match Day”

March 18, 2019
Class of 2019 Lands Impressive Residencies

New York, N.Y. – Eagerness and suspense were followed by shrieks of happiness, laughter, hugs and tears of joy on March 15th as the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine  (TouroCOM) Class of 2019 gathered at  Match Day parties in Harlem and Middletown to open their envelopes and find out where they will be going on to residencies after graduation to begin their careers as physicians. In total, 244 students across Touro’s Harlem and Middletown campuses were matched.