A Message from the Friends of Military Veterans Scholarship Committee

When we first ventured to create this scholarship, we had these questions: How can we give back to those that dedicated their lives to our freedom and our liberties and how can we help support those that willingly ran into harm’s way to ensure we sleep safely at night?

Those questions defined our mission—to combine the […]

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Scott Wallace Awarded Friends of Military Veterans Scholarship

Scott Wallace, First Lieutenant, Utah Army National Guard

First Lieutenant Scott Earl Wallace is a first-year medical student at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine. He holds a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies with emphasis in Biology, Chemistry and Military Science from Southern Utah University. He serves in the Utah Army National Guard as a Field Medical […]

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Adam Hayley Awarded Friends of Military Veterans Scholarship

Adam Hayley, Gunnery Sergeant, USMC (Ret)

My life started as an orphan in Seoul, South Korea where I lived with fellow children as wards of the state. At the age of three years old, I was fortunate enough to be adopted by a loving family and immigrated to the United States. My early years in America […]

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Christopher Hooshmand Awarded Friends of Military Veterans Scholarship

Christopher Hooshmand, Corporal USMC
On a hot afternoon in the middle of the desert during a training exercise, there I stood, contemplating my future. This day was different from others at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in 29 Palms, California. I received news my friend Ralph was hit by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) […]

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Veterans Day at BCOM

Thank you to all Veterans for your service, sacrifice, and bravery, including these members of the BCOM family. Please take a moment today to honor those who have served and protected our country.

Pictured, from left to right:

BCOM Student Michael Arias, 2nd Lieutenant United States Army, Active

BCOM Student Scott Wallace, 1st Lieutenant, United States Army, Active

BCOM […]

By |November 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments

BCOM Halloween Costume Contest

BCOM Student Ryan Reinken dressed as masked hypertension

BCOM Students Mikhail De Jesus, Alex Lam, Andrew Ortega, Rory Siegal, and Mohan Muvvala dressed as RompHimDudes

BCOM Student Rachael Redlo dressed as Fabulous Skeleton

BCOM Student Wesley Goodrich as Batman

BCOM Student Neil Bobenhouse dressed as IgE

BCOM Students Megan Miranda and Ali Palacios dressed as CatDog

BCOM Students Fadi Rizk and […]

By |October 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments


It’s HUB Day at BCOM! This morning, the Class of 2020 attended an orientation in advance of their 3rd year clerkship rotations. Break out sessions were held for each of BCOM’s 5 training HUBS: Las Cruces, NM, El Paso, TX, Albuquerque, NM, Tucson, AZ and Eastern New Mexico. Each of the HUB’s Regional Assistant Dean and […]

By |October 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Alma Mater Spirit Day!

Today was Spirit Day at BCOM where students, faculty and staff dawned their alma mater’s names and colors. We have students from the PAC 10, Big 12, Mountain West, SEC, Conference USA, Sun Belt, Big 10, MAC, Big East, Metro, ACC, Ivy League and many other conferences. However, we are ONE MEDICAL SCHOOL TEAM – […]

By |October 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

BCOM “On the Map” at Osteopathic Medical Education Conference

Students from BCOM traveled to Philadelphia in early October to attend the Osteopathic Medical Education Conference (OMED), hosted by the American Osteopathic Association. Thousands of osteopathic physicians, medical students, and other related health professionals attend this annual conference. Several other osteopathic organizations, including the Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) and the Council of Osteopathic Student […]

By |October 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

820+ Hours of Community Service and Counting: Sigma Sigma Phi Inducts 32 BCOM Students

A chapter of Sigma Sigma Phi (SSP) has been established at BCOM, and 32 members of the class of 2020 were recently inducted into this honorary osteopathic service fraternity. SSP aims to, “improve the scholastic standing and promote a higher degree of fellowship among its students.” It is also closely tied to the principles and […]

By |October 13th, 2017|News|0 Comments