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BCOM Hosts First Continuing Medical Education Conference

On May 10 and 11, the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) hosted its first continuing medical education (CME) event for faculty members as well as health care providers in the surrounding area. CME courses are designed to help health care providers maintain and increase their knowledge and skills. Some states and most hospitals require […]

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

A Message from Compliance: The Unintentional Ways FERPA is Violated and How We Can Stay Vigilant

Dear students, faculty and staff:

Here are a few of the unintentional ways we may be violating FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act).

The most common and innocent violation is the throwing away of any and all documents that contain protected student information into an open trash can. Protected information includes addresses, grades or accommodation information. Use […]

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

Medical Students Promote Health in Our Local Communities

This month, BCOM students and faculty were out and about in the local communities, promoting health and wellness and lending a hand where needed.

BCOM students Liang He Xue and Josh Quast volunteered with BCOM’s Chair of Anatomy and Cell Biology Miriam Donohue, PhD, at the Mighty Mujer Triathlon in El Paso. Dr. Donohue is in […]

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

Rep. Doreen Gallegos Honored During Visit to BCOM Campus

New Mexico State Representative Doreen Gallegos visited the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) campus where she was presented with an honorary BCOM white coat as a thank you for her continued support of the medical college.

BCOM Pediatrics Chair and President of the New Mexico Osteopathic Medical Association Scott Cyrus, DO, provided the welcoming address […]

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

New Mexico Cancer Patients Have Lower Survival Rate, BCOM Study Finds

A study by researchers at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine shows that cancer patients in New Mexico have a significantly lower five-year survival rate for 10 of the 14 most common cancers. Those living on the U.S.-Mexico border fare even worse.
Researchers at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine(BCOM) have found that cancer patients in […]

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

BCOM Gains Approval for Title IV Federal Financial Aid

April 26 was a historic day for BCOM. The medical school officially received its U.S. Department of Education Participation Agreement (PPA) for Title IV Federal Student Financial Aid. BCOM medical students will now be eligible for federally funded aid such as Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG), Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Subsidized and […]

By |May 9th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Burrell Student Presents Case Report at Sports Medicine Conference

In April, BCOM medical student Harris Ahmed traveled to Houston to attend the national annual meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine where he orally presented a case report that he worked on with fellow BCOM students Morgan Long and Sam Richardson. Of the 60 presentations given at the meeting, Ahmed was the […]

By |May 9th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Trivia Night – May 17

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Making Sense of the Border Crisis – May 16

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1st Annual Willed Body Memorial Service – May 15

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