TouroCOM News

Our Job as Human Beings

August 04, 2017

TouroCOM Middletown Student Rishi Thaker was born into a healthcare family.

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Seeing a Different Side of Medicine

July 28, 2017

Few people would find a seventeen-hour flight to the Philippines relaxing, but for three TouroCOM Harlem students who just finished their first year of medical school, the flight was exactly what they needed.

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“You Are in the Right Place and in the Right Hands”

July 28, 2017

Several hundred friends and family members gathered together on July 24 to celebrate the 135 members of Touro College of Medicine (TouroCOM) Middletown’s Class of 2021 as they donned their white coats and took the first step in their medical school career.

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“We Take Basic Things for Granted”

July 25, 2017

For the two American doctors, their Haitian counterparts and Touro College of Medicine (TouroCOM) Harlem medical student Maxwell Horowitz, there was little they could do for the suffering woman. The cancer in her abdomen had metastasized with physical properties, emerging as a white mass out of her stomach.

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Healthcare: A Human Right for All

July 20, 2017

Growing up in an impoverished household, TouroCOM student Nasir Malim had a firsthand look at the way income disparity affects quality of healthcare.

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Touro Mourns the Loss of Outstanding Alum

July 03, 2017

The entire Touro community is saddened by the tragic loss of one of our own, Tracy Sin-Yee Tam, DO, a graduate of the class of 2013, who was a victim of the event at Bronx Lebanon Hospital.

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"Succeeding in the MS Program Taught Me How Much Potential I Have"

June 08, 2017

Corey Ballaera of Bergen County, NJ, studied physics for his undergraduate degree in the College of New Jersey. But a major in physics he said, didn’t compare to the volume and intensity of Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies in Biological and Physical Sciences Program.

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“You Will Learn Your Way Around the Hospital”

June 05, 2017

For the 135 TouroCOM-Harlem students who donned their white coats on May 22, the day was both a beginning and an end as they ceased being classroom students and became student-practitioners.

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Talking About Medicine to Legislators

May 07, 2017

On March 6, students from TouroCOM-Middletown journeyed to Albany with Cornerstone Family Healthcare Center to join the fight for affordable health care.

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TouroCOM Celebrates Local MedAchieve Scholars

May 01, 2017

High school student and MedAchieve Scholar Kadijatou Gory said that while she enjoyed all the aspects of MedAchieve—a TouroCOM program that introduces high school students to the world of medicine and medical school—she said that her favorite part of the program was sitting a few feet away: her mentor, TouroCOM Harlem student Douglas Burns.

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