“As soon as Dr. Pino stands in front of the lecture hall,” describes Julia Brothers, OMS-II, “she has your full attention. You can feel the passion and love she has for pharmacology. And later, when you’re home studying, you can hear her voice echoing in your mind, repeating the concepts,” she adds.
To take a break from studying for their upcoming exams, practicals, and Boards, TouroCOM-Harlem students were treated to a surprise visit from some cute, furry puppies.
Newly elected as Chair of the Medical Student Section of Medical State Society of the State of New York, Jean is the first TouroCOM student to hold this position, and has a long history of involvement in the American Medical Association during her time at Touro.
On February 13th, twelve Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine-Middletown students—Janki Shah, Jacklyn Lee, Matthew McCaffery, Odinachi Moghalu, Nima Rejali, Zinan Cheng, Tylor Connor, Daniel Lee, Anu Gopalan, Brendan Skeehan, Christian Muller, and Manoj Jagtiani—were inducted into the Sigma Sigma Phi (SSP) Honor Society, a national osteopathic medicine honors fraternity that recognizes D.O. students who demonstrate high levels of academic excellence and dedication to community service.
The course is called “Introduction to Cultural Competence in Healthcare” and it is usually offered to Touro’s first year D.O. students to expose them to challenges in understanding cultural diversity in healthcare. The goal is to turn them into better doctors practicing medicine in underserved communities.
The Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine-Harlem Selection Committee recently announced Celsa Tonelli as their candidate for Student D.O. of the Year.
On February 6, 2015, HVEDC's first EDs & MEDs roundtable discussion was held in Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine's state-of-the-art Middletown Campus.
Nonprofit national civic organization One Hundred Black Men (OHBM) recently presented a $2,500 contribution to Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)’s scholarship fund for Underrepresented Minority Students.
This winter break, Smruti Desai (OMS-II) organized a trip of fourteen first- and second- year Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM-Harlem) students to Narayana Health City in Bengaluru, India through TouroCOM’s International Medicine Club.
This past winter break, twelve TouroCOM students traveled on a ten-day medical service trip to Nicaragua through Global Brigades, a non-profit organization that sends volunteers to third-world countries to assist in improving health services.