Traveling Ambassadors

From San Diego to Albuquerque, BCOM was well represented at recent national and state conventions, conferences, and assemblies.

Third year medical student Harris Ahmed, shown here (front, right) attended the 2018 Osteopathic Medical Conference & Exposition (OMED) in San Diego, CA, where he was elected by the National Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) to serve as […]

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

Connecting With the Community

BCOM faculty, staff, and students were out and about this month, connecting with other members of the community and sharing the BCOM mission!

Members of the BCOM Student Organization COMPASS participated in the La Mesa Lions Health and Community Fair in La Mesa, New Mexico. The COMPASS student organization seeks to empower communities in Las Cruces […]

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

BCOM Student is One of Four Selected to Speak at Conference

BCOM third year student Harris Ahmed attended a conference hosted by the American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (AOCOO-HN) in Detroit, Michigan where he was one of only four students throughout the country selected to present his research. His research, entitled “Alleviating Eye Care Disparities in Rural Communities,” was […]

By |September 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BCOM Hosts Mini-Workshop for Local MDs

Learning Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) is an important part of the curriculum at BCOM. The ability to use these hands-on techniques to treat everything from muscle pain to asthma and sinus problems is one of the primary differences between doctors of osteopathic medicine (DOs) and doctors of medicine (MDs). All DO students must take 200-300 […]

By |August 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|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

BCOM Participates in NMSU Chancellor Search

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine was honored to be part of New Mexico State University’s search for a new chancellor. BCOM President John L. Hummer served on the search committee and the BCOM campus hosted a reception for each of the five finalists.

“When asked by NMSU’s Board of Regents to host five separate receptions […]

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

+2 More Ways BCOM Supported the Local Community this Month

Many students from BCOM’s class of 2021 are still new to the community, but they’re already lending a helping hand where needed. A group of six year students recently joined forces with NMSU students majoring in nutrition and high school students from Arrowhead Early College High School to volunteer at the Special Olympics event.

Nancy Phu, […]

By |November 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 […]

By |November 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|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 HUB’s regional assistant dean and regional […]

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

Las Cruces Sports Medicine Social

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