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Six Scholarships Awarded at Friends of Military Veterans Banquet

Over 350 people showed up to support the second annual Friends of Military Veterans fundraiser banquet held on October 13 at the Las Cruces Convention Center. This year’s event raised $135,000 for the Southwest Foundation for Osteopathic Education and Research, almost $100,000 more than the inaugural event in 2017. Proceeds go directly towards scholarships for […]

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

Over Two Years In: Where Are We Now?

Since opening its doors in August 2016, the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) has welcomed over 480 medical students between the three classes. The curriculum for the first two years takes place in the classroom and focuses on biomedical science coursework, osteopathic manipulative techniques, and medical ethics. The students practice their skills on standardized […]

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

What Makes a Good Primary Care Physician?

Robert A. Goldsteen, DO, FACP
BCOM Chair of Primary Care; Professor of Internal Medicine

Hometown: Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but considers the Dallas, Texas area home.

Education: B.A. in Psychology and Pre-Medicine from Washington University in St. Louis; D.O from University of North Texas Health Sciences Center

Military Service: Attended college on a U.S. Army ROTC Scholarship; completed residency […]

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

Get Your Coffee Fix @ The Bear Den!

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

A Day in the Life of a Third Year Medical Student

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine’s inaugural class is in their third year of study and the students are completing their clinical clerkships at hospitals and health clinics all over the Southwest, from Las Cruces and El Paso to Northern New Mexico and Tucson. Medical student Robyn Marks just completed two back-to-back family medicine rotations […]

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

BCOM Campus Hosts 2 NM Legislative Committee Meetings

The BCOM campus hosted meetings of the New Mexico Legislative Health and Human Services Committee on September 26 and the Economic and Rural Development Committee on October 11. BCOM President John L. Hummer presented at both meetings, providing an update on BCOM’s mission fulfillment and the economic benefits the college brings to New Mexico. He […]

By |October 12th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Community Trick or Treat – October 26

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SNMA Bake Sale – October 15

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Research Team Awarded Grant to Study MRSA Colonization in Medical Students

An ongoing research project, started by a group of students from the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine’s inaugural class, received a grant that will allow the study to continue for the next two years. In 2016, medical students Stephanie Ayala, Chris Hooshmand, Marlina Ponce de Leon, and Andrew Ortega approached BCOM professors Debra Bramblett, Ph.D., […]

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

Fall Festival – November 4th

By |October 8th, 2018|News|0 Comments
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