TouroCOM News

TouroCOM Celebrates at MedAchieve Graduation

April 24, 2018

Both TouroCOM Harlem and TouroCOM Middletown held special graduation services when more than 100 high school students celebrated the completion of their MedAchieve program.

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Pharmacy and DO Students Collaborate

April 12, 2018

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?

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Serving the Underserved

March 18, 2018

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.

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Fixing the World Around Us

March 08, 2018

Dr. Risa Siegel has a simple answer as to why she became a doctor: Tikkun Olam.

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TouroCOM Middletown Students Relax During Wellness Week

February 27, 2018

For a week in February, students at TouroCOM Middletown—who chose a profession where they could help others—took a week to help themselves.

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Helping the Babies of Bangladesh

February 16, 2018

Thanks to the efforts of one TouroCOM Middletown student, dozens of infants in Bangladesh have a better chance at a healthy life.

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“This Is Why We’re Becoming Doctors”

February 15, 2018

For members of TouroCOM Harlem’s Sigma Sigma Phi (SSP) Honors Fraternity, volunteering and helping their community is an integral part of osteopathic medical school.

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“Medicine Is Its Own Language”

February 11, 2018

As the seven TouroCOM Harlem students watched, a Ghanian doctor performed a caesarian section on an expectant mother. After the newborn was safely delivered, the nurse held the baby up and repeated a refrain that the TouroCOM students and their professor heard several times in the week they visited the small village in Ghana.

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A New Way to Treat Strokes

February 11, 2018

A TouroCOM Harlem student presented a groundbreaking new approach to treating strokes at this year’s International Stroke Conference.

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Against the Odds: From High School to Medical School

January 25, 2018

Jordan McDonald, a freshman at St. Bonaventure University in Albany, New York, was accepted last year into a combined-degree program that grants talented high school seniors provisional acceptance into medical school. When he begins his sophomore year in the fall, he will decide where he wants to go to medical school. He hopes one day to become a neurosurgeon.

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