BCOM Students Excel at Emergency Medicine Experience in New York

Four students from the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine’s class of 2020 confirmed just how much they learned in their first year of medical school when they participated in an emergency medicine experience hosted over the summer at Staten Island University Hospital in New York.

“We spent an entire week with the EM residency program, learning […]

By |August 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Foundation Corner: Hunt Family Foundation Establishes Medical Scholarship

The Hunt Family Foundation (HFF) has awarded a grant gift to the Southwest Foundation for Osteopathic Education and Research (SWFOER). The funds are to be used for the establishment of the Woody L. Hunt Scholarship at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine. The HFF will match one dollar for every dollar SWFOER raises, which will […]

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BCOM Well-Represented at National Osteopathic Conferences

Students and faculty from the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine traveled to Chicago in July to participate in a number of national conferences and meetings geared toward osteopathic physicians and students.

As the president and interim vice president of BCOM’s Student Government Association (SGA) respectively, Jessica Jacob and Antony Awad kicked off a full week in […]

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Two Female American Indian Surgeons Speak at White Coat Ceremony

Two female, American Indian surgeons spoke at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine’s second white coat ceremony. At the event, held August 12 at the Las Cruces Convention Center, the 162 members of BCOM’s incoming class of 2021 received their traditional white coats and were officially welcomed into the medical profession.

Last year, the keynote speaker […]

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Andrew Ortega Awarded the Amy & John L. Hummer Scholarship

The Southwest Foundation for Osteopathic Education & Research (SWFOER) has awarded BCOM medical student Andrew Ortega, a member of the class of 2020, the Amy & John L. Hummer Scholarship in honor of Lloyd M. Hummer, MD.

The scholarship was established by the Hummers in 2017 in honor of John’s father, Lloyd M. Hummer, MD. “My […]

By |July 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

BCOM & The Military: A Solid Bond

Not too long in to her first semester of medical school, BCOM student Larissa Check realized she was in over her head financially. With tuition, books, supplies, and living expenses to cover, the rigors of medical school don’t leave much extra time for a job.

Check reached out to friends at other medical schools for advice […]

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Donate School Supplies to Big Brothers Big Sisters

A box has been set up outside of the Student Affairs Suite on the third floor if anyone is interested in donating school supplies to the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization. They need all supplies by July 21, so please put your donations in the box no later than Wednesday, July 18.

Good afternoon friends […]

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La Clinica de Familia Donation Drive

Hey BCOM community!

I am starting a donation bin for the kids at La Clinica de Familia to have coloring books, Spanish reading material, and art supplies they can use while in the waiting room! Any kid friendly educational material is much welcomed!

If you don’t know about LCDF, they are a fantastic organization that provides affordable […]

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BCOM Library Presents: Copyright for the Busy Educator – July 26

Presented by Norice Lee and Erin Palazzolo

When: Wednesday, July 26th
Time: 1 to 2:30pm
Where: Lecture Hall, Room 158

In our current technologically rich environment, the opportunity to create and share copyrighted works has never been greater. Educators need an understanding of the basics of copyright law and the principles of fair use to increase their confidence when […]

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BCOM Faculty & Staff to Present at Advancing Tribal Healthcare Conference in Santa Fe

Several members of the BCOM faculty and staff will be presenting at the Advancing Tribal Healthcare: Improving Process and Performance in Native Country conference on Saturday, July 15 at Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino in Santa Fe.

The conference is hosted by Owl Springs Consulting, an organization based in Bernalillo, New Mexico “dedicated to expanding the […]

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