Dominique Pean, first year medical student (OMS I) at TouroCOM Harlem, shares how he and his fellow med students learned from and helped out local communities on a winter break mission to Peru.
Jemima “Mima” Akinsanya, DO, (TouroCOM Harlem, ’16) is the recipient of the inaugural TouroCOM Alumni Service Award.
Dr. Neha Sharma, Chief Hospitalist at Ascension Seton Williamson hospital in Austin, Texas who also works as a medical journalist and commentator while raising a family.
Nine students and one faculty member from TouroCOM Middletown learned about the challenges the homeless population faces during a mission to New York City.
Does the misuse of legal pharmaceuticals lead to arrest?
TouroCOM Middletown student Benjamin Araki spent his summer in The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s Emergency Medicine Research Training Program. The prestigious program pairs medical students with researchers from Mount Sinai and provides didactic lessons dedicated to designing research projects, ethical considerations of research and emergency clinical medicine. Students are also expected to present on their research progress each week and on their findings at the end of the program.
Ten TouroCOM Harlem students received a first-hand look at the lives of ER physicians through Staten Island Hospital’s Emergency Medicine Internship during their summer break between first and second year. The week-long intensive paired the students with ER residents and doctors, while teaching them in basic ER procedures.
Abigail Dominguez-Trujillo, Simran Pandey, Devyani Ramgobin, and Gregory May from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) Middletown campus, along five other medical students from the surrounding areas—visited various healthcare facilities in Northwest Connecticut and Northwest New York as part of The Summer Rural Immersion Program. The program, organized by The Foundation for Community Health, is a wide-ranging program that allows students to see the various challenges and rewards of practicing medicine in rural and underserved areas.
When patients seeking to lose weight meet Tro Kalayjian, DO, (Class of 2011), they meet a knowledgeable and caring doctor who personally understands how difficult it is to fight obesity.
TouroCOM Harlem student Evelyn Rajan spent a week of her summer as an addiction medicine intern at the Betty Ford Summer Institute for Medical Students in California.