BCOM Hosts Borderplex Alliance Distinguished Speakers

On November 8, the BCOM campus hosted The Borderplex Alliance’s 2018 Distinguished Speaker Series. The Series brings internationally recognized leaders to the North American Borderplex to discuss the most relevant issues impacting the U.S.-Mexico Border. The speaker for the November event was  Antonia Novello, MD, 14th Surgeon General of the United States. Dr. Novello was also […]

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BCOM Students Assist at Las Cruces Cleft Palate Clinic

Nineteen medical students from the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine helped out at the Las Cruces Cleft Palate Clinic held in early November at the MECA Therapies Early Intervention Services building. This clinic is held twice per year in Las Cruces, during which cleft lip/palate and craniofacial patients and their families come in from all […]

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Student DOs of the Month

Eastern New Mexico

Megan Ellis
Hometown: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Alma Mater: Michigan State University, majored in Microbiology and minored in Spanish
Favorite Rotation So Far: Pediatrics, which surprised me immensely. I never saw myself working with children, but after spending four weeks with kiddos, I learned much more than I thought I would. Kids reacts differently to stressors, such as dehydration or […]

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2nd Annual Community Health Fair

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BCOM Fall Community Outreach

BCOM students, faculty, and staff continue to show their commitment to the local community through outreach events like these that were held all over Las Cruces in October and November.

Over 60 community members showed up to the second annual Fall Festival hosted by the BCOM Pediatrics Club in conjunction with the Health and Wellness Club […]

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BCOM SOMA Students Pass National Nutrition Resolution

A group of students from BCOM’s Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) chapter wrote a resolution advocating for increased nutritional education in the medical school curriculum. During the 2018 Osteopathic Medical Education Conference (OMED) in San Diego, California, the resolution was voted on and passed by the National SOMA organization. “This means that the national organization […]

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BCOM Student Nationally Recognized as Leadership Fellow

The Student National Medical Association (SNMA), has recognized Temi Ogunleye, a third year student at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM), as a National Future Leadership Project Fellow. In a letter to BCOM, SNMA Advisor Priscilla M. Mpasi, MD, wrote, “Temi Ogunleye has impressed the organization with outstanding demonstration of potential leadership skills and […]

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BCOM Blood Drive – January 9

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Antibiotic Awareness Seminar – November 16

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BCOMers Attend Obstetrics and Gynecology Conference

Third year students Ann-Sophie Van Backle, Hanka Sandu, Sara Javadi, and Stephanie Sandoval, and BCOM OB/GYN Professor Traci Groening, DO, attended the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOOG) Fall Conference in Ft. Worth, Texas. The medical students participated in mock residency interviews, researched OB/GYN 4th year elective options, and networked with other medical […]

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