TouroCOM News

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Receives STEM Award

August 15, 2022

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) has received the 2022 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine for its after-school program serving New York City high school students interested in careers in medicine or other health sciences.

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Success with Flying Colors

May 26, 2022

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Harlem (TouroCOM) graduated 117 new Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine on Tuesday at the famed Apollo Theater, the first in-person commencement the school has held since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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TouroCOM Middletown Holds 5th Commencement

May 26, 2022

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) Middletown graduated 135 new osteopathic physicians (DOs) Monday at the Paramount Theater in downtown Middletown.

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"Heroes Made Here"

May 11, 2022

Mayor Eric Adams implored underrepresented minority student doctors-in-training at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Harlem to “be bold enough to take heathcare in a new direction” when they become practicing physicians.

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Spring into Health

May 06, 2022

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) Harlem held its 13th biannual health fair on April 14, a warm, sunny afternoon that brought hundreds of community members to the Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building Plaza, where they engaged with a wide range of free services and resources.

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Discover the Benefits of a Career as a Pathologists’ Assistant

March 29, 2022

Are you looking for a medical career that lets you make a significant difference in patients’ lives — but doesn’t require you to go to medical school? As a pathologists’ assistant, which requires a master’s degree, you’ll be instrumental in providing patients with answers about their health and giving doctors the information they need to create treatment plans and save lives.

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On a Roll: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine’s MedAchieve

March 16, 2022

This semester, 18-year-old Kylee Rivas has been able to hold a human heart and brain; maneuver an ultrasound machine to view kidneys, hearts and bladders; and practice saving a life with CPR techniques. She also presented a medical case to her high school peers “Grand Rounds” style—mimicking what medical students do while training on the hospital floors.

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Blending Art and Medicine at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Middletown

February 22, 2022

The world is full of talented artists and accomplished physicians – but how many successfully combine the two, excelling at both?

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Providing Homecare to the Most Fragile

February 11, 2022

Every day, Dr. Chaim Poper’s patients face a bewildering array of complications caused by chronic conditions such as ALS, MS, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s Disease. For his patients, Dr. Poper, the long-term care director for Ezras Choilim in Monroe, NY, has two goals: to ensure a stable quality of life and—especially given the pandemic—to keep his patients in their homes and out of the hospital.

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Shooting for the Moon

February 01, 2022

Sarah Loftus, OMS-II at TouroCOM Middletown, is a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army and president of the school’s Armed Forces Medical Club. Recently she organized and moderated a well—attended webinar for students with NASA Astronaut and Colonel Andrew Morgan, an astronaut on the International Space Station. They explored how a medical career in the military can be rewarding and propel physicians into space. We discussed with Sarah her interest in medicine and military service.

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