116 High School Students Graduate from ACT and STEM-H Summer Camp

A total of 116 local high school students recently graduated from a summer ACT and STEM-H camp hosted by the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM), Dona Ana Community College (DACC), and New Mexico State University (NMSU). The five-week camp was founded by Samuel Kadavakollu, Ph.D., an assistant professor of biochemistry at BCOM, who ran […]

By |July 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments

BCOM Recruting for Standardized Patient Program

Before the medical students at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) ever interact with a real patient in a clinical setting, they practice their communication and diagnostic skills on Standardized Patients (SPs), otherwise healthy individuals acting out specific health ailments. SPs are trained to present a specific patient history and in some cases physical […]

By |July 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments

AACOM Arnstein Scholarship Awarded to Two BCOM Students

BCOM students Adam Moreno and Michael Davis were selected out of over 160 applicants as awardees of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship. The award recognizes underrepresented minority students attending one of the AACOM member colleges in honor of Arnstein, a public policy expert who, among […]

By |July 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments

LBGT Education Certification

By |July 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

SW Foundation for Osteopathic Education & Research Welcomes Director of Development and Planned Giving

Victoria Pineda, MA, CFRE, has joined the SW Foundation for Osteopathic Education & Research (SWFOER) as its Director of Development and Planned Giving. The foundation is a not-for-profit, 501(C)(3) organization with a primary charter to raise funds for the benefit of student scholarships and research initiatives at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Victoria is a […]

By |July 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Sharing the Magic of Medicine and Science

Throughout April and May, Las Crucens experienced the magic of medicine and science thanks to the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Health Sciences Library which secured a traveling exhibit from the National Institutes of Health – National Library of Medicine. The six-banner exhibit, Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance, Science and Magic, was on display on the […]

By |June 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

BCOM Hosts First Annual Medical Student Research Day

In May, BCOM hosted its first Medical Student Research Day. The event, organized by several BCOM faculty members, was designed to celebrate student research accomplishments and to provide an opportunity to present their research projects to fellow students and faculty.

All BCOM students engaged in research projects were encouraged to attend and participate in the event. […]

By |June 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Save the Date: 2nd Annual Friends of Military Veterans Scholarship Banquet

To request more information regarding this special event and how you, or your organization, can support medical school scholarships for our veterans & dependents of veterans, please email or call Staci Mays at (575) 522-1232.

By |June 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

BCOM Student Recognized for Medical Education Research Project

It’s no secret that medical school curriculum is tough. Between classroom time, clinical work, and studying, students at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) devote an average of 80 to 100 hours per week to their learning. They then must utilize all that knowledge and, not only pass more than a dozen exams in […]

By |June 7th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Exploring with the Next Generation of Native American Students

When Adela Lente first began attending public school off the American Indian reservation she grew up on, it was an eye-opening experience. “The students from the reservation were known for having pretty handwriting, but we were behind in reading, math, and English. It was hard catching up,” she said.

Academics were important to Lente because she […]

By |May 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments