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Lunch & Learn: Harry Potter’s World, Caddo & Cauldrons – May 9

By |April 17th, 2018|News|0 Comments

High School Students Explore Healthcare Careers

Alyssa, a high school sophomore at Arrowhead Park Medical Academy, has always been interested in medicine. So, when one of her anatomy teachers encouraged her to take a deeper look into the healthcare field by joining the Medical Explorers program, she jumped at the chance. “I wanted to see the diversity of medicine. Not just […]

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

Helping Pre-Medicine Students Reach Their Goals

Giselle Irio, president of BCOM’s Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA), is pulling from her own experiences to help other hopeful students reach their dreams of being accepted to medical school. On a recent Saturday, she and approximately 50 other first year medical students hosted 56 premedical students on the BCOM campus where they conducted mock […]

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

Serving and Learning in Rural New Mexico

In July 2018, medical students from BCOM’s inaugural class of 2020 will begin their third-year clerkships in one of the five clinical teaching hubs BCOM has established within the region: Albuquerque, Eastern New Mexico, El Paso, Las Cruces, and Tucson.

After a two-week Intro to the Clinical Experience course, the students will have one week to […]

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

Students Present Research at Emergency Medicine Conference in San Diego

BCOM medical students Stephanie Ayala, OMS-II, and Eli Johnson, OMS-II presented their research poster at the American Academy of Emergency Medicine 2018 Scientific Exhibition in San Diego, CA. “We also attended some of the emergency medicine presentations, talked with emergency medicine residents, and attended the medical student track where we learned strategies for applying to […]

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

BCOMers Observe World Autism Awareness Day

BCOM faculty, students, and staff observed World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 by wearing blue. On campus student organizations also collaborated to raise more than $350 for Autism Speaks, a foundation dedicated to promoting solutions across the spectrum and throughout the life span for the needs of people with autism and their families. The […]

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

2nd Annual Tachycardic Fun Run Gets Bigger and Better

The BCOM Sports Medicine Club joined forces with NMSU’s Student Association of Diabetics and Nutrition for the second annual Tachycardic Fun Run. The charitable event ended up raising $1,450, 317 canned goods/food items, 21 toiletry items, and five cases of water. All donations went to Mesilla Valley Community of Hope, a service center that addresses […]

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

BCOM Simluation Lab is on the Leading-Edge of Learning

As BCOM’s class of 2020 prepares to head out to health clinics and hospitals all over the region for their third year clinical clerkships, they will be prepared for many of the challenges thrown their way thanks in large part to the time they’ve spent learning in the college’s Simulation Lab.

“The SIM Lab is here […]

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

Health Sciences Library Bringing Magic of Harry Potter to Las Cruces

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Health Sciences Library is currently hosting the traveling exhibit, “Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance, Science, Magic, and Medicine.” This exhibition is brought to you by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. The six banner exhibit covering potions, monsters, herbology, magical creatures, fantastic beasts, and immortality will be […]

By |April 11th, 2018|News|0 Comments

BCOMers Help Raise Money for Public School Teachers To Purchase Classroom Supplies

Studies show that nearly all teachers spend money out of their own pocket to purchase classroom supplies. On average, American educators are spending $500-$600 dollars per year, adding up to a total of more than $1 billion dollars. The Las Cruces Public Schools (LCPS) Foundation hopes to alleviate some of that burden for local teachers, […]

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