TouroCOM News

Touro Students on Global Mission Address Health Disparities

March 01, 2020

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.

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Jemima Akinsanya, DO, Receives First-Ever TouroCOM Alumni Service Award

February 21, 2020

Jemima “Mima” Akinsanya, DO, (TouroCOM Harlem, ’16) is the recipient of the inaugural TouroCOM Alumni Service Award.

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Medicine and Journalism: When Two Roads Intertwine

December 23, 2019

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.

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Med Students Help the Homeless in NYC

November 06, 2019

Nine students and one faculty member from TouroCOM Middletown learned about the challenges the homeless population faces during a mission to New York City.

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Cataloging the Misuse of Non-Scheduled Pharmaceuticals

September 24, 2019

Does the misuse of legal pharmaceuticals lead to arrest?

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A Summer Spent Researching at Mt. Sinai's Emergency Medicine Research Training Program

September 24, 2019

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.

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Hands-on In the Emergency Room

September 20, 2019

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.

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TouroCOM Middletown Students Practiced Rural Medicine This Summer

September 09, 2019

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.

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Fighting Obesity

September 03, 2019

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.

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Removing the Stigma of Addiction

August 26, 2019

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.

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