TouroCOM News

No Gap Too Wide

September 15, 2014

There are so many reasons why certain diseases go under-diagnosed and, consequently, under-treated. But in the minds of doctors and professors who took part in the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (TouroCOM) “Bridging the Gap” forum on Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) this past August, a bright spotlight was aimed at this insidious condition.

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TouroCOM-Middletown Inaugural Class of 2018 Celebrate White Coat Ceremony

September 07, 2014

This past Labor Day, the inaugural students of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Middletown Class of 2018 participated in their formal White Coat Ceremony, the culmination of a series of weekend-long celebrations commemorating the grand opening of the new TouroCOM campus in Middletown, New York.

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TouroCOM Opens New Pathways for Minorities

August 28, 2014

In the spring of 2013, Jemima Akinsanya, then a first-year student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), was tutoring a local high school sophomore through MedAchieve, an after-school medical science enrichment program based in Harlem, when she had an insight. This young student was bright and ambitious; however, Akinsanya realized, perhaps she lacked a clear road map to achieve her goals.

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Soaker of a BBQ

August 21, 2014

SGA put on quite a soaker of a BBQ. The orientation barbecue was a huge success that left no one dry! Students, old and new got their only opportunity at soaking the Deans, their Faculty and supportive staff. Our grill masters made us amazing hamburgers and hot dogs and everyone had a great time.

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Welcome TouroCOM Class of 2018

July 30, 2014

Before leaving the halls of TouroCOM and the streets of Harlem for internships and residencies across the country, the graduating doctors of 2014 sat down to offer the incoming class some words of wisdom and share some of what they've learned on their journey through med school.

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To the TouroCOM Class of 2014

June 27, 2014

The leadership, staff and faculty of Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine wish the class of 2014 well and remind them of some of the important things they should remember as they head out to the hospitals as physicians, but perhaps most of all, that TouroCOM is "always here for you". 

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TouroCOM Students Lend a Helping Hand in Peru

March 04, 2014

At more than 10,000 feet above sea level, students at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) got their first taste of practicing medicine.

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Looking Beyond the Addiction

October 11, 2013

As a participant in the Summer Institute for Medical Students in the Betty Ford Institute, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) student Kseniya Svyatets got an insider’s look into the world of addiction.

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"I'm a DO, that's what we do, we touch people."

August 26, 2013

On July 1 our 2013 Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine graduates, newly minted doctors, entered the halls of the halls of the hospitals where

they are interning. They're already making a difference.  Here's one difference Dr. Karen Schugt's, TouroCOM Class of 2013, has made.

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A Wet Welcome

August 13, 2013

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine's (TouroCOM) second and third year students already knew the score, but first years were sufficiently warned: Attend the Welcome Back BBQ and prepare to have fun – and get soaked. Every year our Student Government Association hosts a block party on 124th street with good eats, music and the eagerly anticipated water fight between students and faculty. It's an opportunity for first years to get to know each other and their upperclassmen. Between water balloons, water guns and the dunk tank, we all got into the spirit and splashed around in celebration of the upcoming year. 

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