Jessica Salopek

About Jessica Salopek

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Jessica Salopek has created 126 blog entries.

2nd Annual International Night – September 21 @ The Bear Den

Buonguiorno BCOM!

I’m very excited to announce one of my favorite events of the year, International Night! Because of the high demand last year, this year we will have not one, but TWO. This semester’s International Night is scheduled to correlate with the UN’s International Day of Peace.

Here’s the skinny on this semester’s International Night:
SGA is […]

By |September 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nominate Your Peers for Student Doctor of the Year!

By |September 15th, 2017|News|0 Comments

SOMA Light It Up Yellow for Childhood Cancer Awareness – Sept 18-22

By |September 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

14th Annual I-10 Coalition Blood Drive – Sept 18-24

By |September 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BCOMers Get Published

Academic publishing is an important marker for most any higher education institution. It measures research productivity, acknowledges the school’s contribution to academia, and allows faculty members to reshape policy and understanding throughout their field and sometimes on a broader level.

Now in its second year of classes, BCOM is already gaining recognition in the realm of […]

By |September 15th, 2017|News|0 Comments

MCAT Prep Course Graduates Score High

The students who participated in Dr. Samuel Kadavakollu’s community MCAT Prep Course in the spring of 2017 say he made the material relatable and showed them different ways to study beyond just memorizing content from a book.

Turns out, his methods are extremely effective. Based on their pre-course practice tests, Dr. K. says students improved their […]

By |September 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Foundation Corner: SWFOER Establishes 3 New Scholarship Funds

1. Friends of Military Veterans Annual Scholarship

Thanks to a donation by a local businessman, the Friends of Military Veterans Annual Scholarship Fund has been established by SWFOER for the purpose of granting annual scholarship grants of $5,000 to United States Armed Forces veterans, with preference given to those who have served in combat. Other honorably […]

By |September 14th, 2017|News|0 Comments

It’s Okay To Not Be Okay: Breaking the Stigma of Mental Health in the Medical Field

Written by Jennifer Burkett, BCOM Class of 2020

It is obvious there is a large stigma around mental health, especially, in the medical field. According to a recent article in Clinical Psychiatric News, titled “What stops physicians from getting mental health care,” if a physician marks a box indicating they have had a diagnosis of, or […]

By |September 14th, 2017|News|0 Comments

BCOM Collaborates with Local Community on Medical Response Scenario

In August, BCOM hosted its first Tiered Interdisciplinary Medical Response scenario with involvement from the NMSU Police and Fire Departments, the NMSU Nursing Program, and student paramedics from Dona Ana Community College. It was an event two years in the making, said BCOM’s Director of Simulation Sam Gutierrez, the visionary behind the scenario.

“I brought this […]

By |September 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Numbers Are Telling…BCOM is Officially One of the Most Diverse Medical Schools in the Nation

Years before the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) ever opened its doors, the school was already vocal about its mission of improving healthcare in the Southwest. Founding Dean Dr. George Mychaskiw II, DO, recognized the unique cultural and ethnic populations in this region and set about building a physician workforce to care for them. […]

By |September 14th, 2017|News|0 Comments