Does the misuse of legal pharmaceuticals lead to arrest?
TouroCOM Middletown student Benjamin Araki spent his summer in The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s Emergency Medicine Research Training Program. The prestigious program pairs medical students with researchers from Mount Sinai and provides didactic lessons dedicated to designing research projects, ethical considerations of research and emergency clinical medicine. Students are also expected to present on their research progress each week and on their findings at the end of the program.
Ten TouroCOM Harlem students received a first-hand look at the lives of ER physicians through Staten Island Hospital’s Emergency Medicine Internship during their summer break between first and second year. The week-long intensive paired the students with ER residents and doctors, while teaching them in basic ER procedures.
Abigail Dominguez-Trujillo, Simran Pandey, Devyani Ramgobin, and Gregory May from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) Middletown campus, along five other medical students from the surrounding areas—visited various healthcare facilities in Northwest Connecticut and Northwest New York as part of The Summer Rural Immersion Program. The program, organized by The Foundation for Community Health, is a wide-ranging program that allows students to see the various challenges and rewards of practicing medicine in rural and underserved areas.
When patients seeking to lose weight meet Tro Kalayjian, DO, (Class of 2011), they meet a knowledgeable and caring doctor who personally understands how difficult it is to fight obesity.
TouroCOM Harlem student Evelyn Rajan spent a week of her summer as an addiction medicine intern at the Betty Ford Summer Institute for Medical Students in California.
In May of 2018, months before he started his first year of medical school, TouroCOM Harlem medical student Anthony Iuso presented a research abstract at the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Conference in Nashville, TN.
Before starting his second year of medical school, Hamzah Ahmad spent the summer practicing what he learned during his first year of osteopathic school on a medical mission to Vietnam.
On July 22, members of TouroCOM Middletown’s Class of 2023 donned their white coats to symbolically mark the first step in their journey towards becoming medical professionals. The 134 members of the class were chosen out of a pool of 12,000 applicants. We spoke with six students about their journey to medical school and their hopes for their futures.
On July 25, members of TouroCOM Harlem’s Class of 2023 enjoyed a barbecue in Harlem’s Riverbank State Park as part of the orientation week activities. Students hung out, played frisbee and enjoyed a near perfect summer day. We spoke with seven students about their journey to medical school and their hopes for the future.