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BCOM Bear Vending Machine Open for Business!

In need of some new BCOM merchandise? Have no fear! We’ve got you covered. The BCOM Bear Vending Machine just celebrated its grand opening on March 11! The machine is located in the first floor lobby and it is stocked with plenty of BCOM swag, from pajamas and beanies to tumblers and stethoscope clips. The […]

By |March 14th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Duell Shaw Awarded Friends of Military Veterans Scholarship

Duell Shaw knew from an early age that he would one day join the military. By the time he graduated from high school, all his friends had signed up and were fighting overseas. “I had to go,” he recalled.

At the Army recruiting station, an infantry airman pushed him to become a combat medic if he […]

By |March 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Making an Impact in Rural Arizona

Third year medical student Royce Sumayo is currently rotating in the Tucson hub, but he said he’s grateful that his pediatrics rotation took him 65 miles south to the border town of Nogales, Arizona. He worked at the Mariposa Community Health Center under the guidance of preceptors J. Philips Williams, MD; Tanya Henry, MD; Margie […]

By |March 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Meet the Women of BCOM

In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, we’re highlighting just a few of the outstanding women that make up the BCOM faculty, staff, and student body. Stay tuned to our Facebook page ( where we’ll be highlighting even more of our exemplary women all month long!

Ariel François is a first-year medical student who […]

By |March 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments

2019 Powder Puff Battle of the Classes – March 22

By |March 12th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Physician Mental Health Awareness Lunch and Learn – March 20

By |March 12th, 2019|News|0 Comments

BioSciences Research Laboratory Open House – February 22

By |February 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Distinction in Anatomy 2019 Summer Program

By |February 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments

John Rajala Appointed to Chair SOMA National Board of Directors

When BCOM third year medical student John Rajala envisions his future as a practicing physician, he understands that clinical work is only part of the job. “I’ve always believed that there is more to being a physician than the patient encounter,” he said. “Advocacy and professional involvement are a large, and sometimes unseen, component of […]

By |February 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments

A Memorable Rotation in Tucson

When third year medical students Adam Moreno and Mackenzie Goodrich began their neurosurgery rotations at Northwest NeuroSpecialists in Tucson, Arizona, they didn’t quite realize what they were getting into. “We had a chance to scrub into some really interesting cases including cervical spine fusions, lumbar spine fusion (using the Mazor robot), craniotomies for a glioblastoma, […]

By |February 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments