“Who wants to see brains? Lungs?” Dr. Sushama Vallabhajosyula Rich called out, a question to which a remarkable number of hands answered by shooting up into the air.
OMS II Maliha Rahman said she chose to become a doctor after her uncle was diagnosed with cancer. Thanks to proper medical care, he survived and years later, he was able to join his niece as she donned her white coat as part of TouroCOM Harlem’s class of 2020.
One TouroCOM Harlem student wants to change the way doctors and medical students think about obesity.
More than 100 Students in TouroCOM’s Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies in Biological and Physical Sciences program celebrated their graduation on May 7. Though the ceremonies for 55 students at the TouroCOM Middletown campus and the 66 students at the TouroCOM Harlem campus were more than 50 miles apart, they shared the same sentiments: a sense of wonder and accomplishment and, for many students, an optimism for their future.
Sonu Sahni, M.D., the recipient of the 2018 TouroCOM Frank Gray Teacher of the Year Award, is known for a lecture he gives to first-year students.
Both TouroCOM Harlem and TouroCOM Middletown held special graduation services when more than 100 high school students celebrated the completion of their MedAchieve program.
A US citizen arrives in a hospital bearing symptoms of the Zika virus. The patient has a history of substance abuse, no family support and no insurance. As part of a multi-disciplinary team, how do you ensure the patient receives the best possible care?
TouroCOM Middletown student Cassandra Garraud, a first generation American, grew up hearing stories of her parents’ life in Haiti. But only in December was she finally able to visit her parents’ homeland.
Dr. Risa Siegel has a simple answer as to why she became a doctor: Tikkun Olam.
For a week in February, students at TouroCOM Middletown—who chose a profession where they could help others—took a week to help themselves.