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BCOM Welcomes Class of 2022!

This August, BCOM welcomed its third class of students. The class of 162 future physicians includes 80 males and 82 females. In keeping with the college’s mission to increase diversity in the physician workforce, an astounding 35 percent of the class of 2022 are underrepresented minorities (URMs). URM students are those who self-identify with one […]

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

Student Explores Field of Medical Genetics

Second year medical student Chase Cho knows firsthand that persistence and determination pay off when striving to reach goals. After reaching out to 15 clinicians and faculty members across the country, he managed to secure an internship and spent his summer doing “detective work” with physicians and researchers from the often overlooked specialty of medical […]

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The BCOM Pulse Wins National Award

The BCOM Pulse, the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine’s monthy e-newsletter, won a first place award in the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine’s (AACOM) annual Excellence in Communication (EIC) Awards.

According to the AACOM website, the EIC Awards Program, “is designed to recognize the important role communications plays in advancing osteopathic medical education and […]

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Faculty Member, Students Have Work Published

Probiotics and the Cardiovascular System

BCOM faculty member Suresh Antony, MD, and third year medical student Marlina Ponce de Leon collaborated on a chapter for a recently published textbook on probiotics. “I approached Dr. Antony about doing a case study, but at that time he has just been asked to write this chapter and he asked […]

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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 […]

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BCOM Blood Drive – August 15

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Building Access Hours

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Dr. LeAnn Jons-Cox Has the Healing Touch

Las Crucen Mary Smith (not her real name) spent years searching for answers to her health problems. In 2013, she began to experience a number of symptoms including back pain, pressure in her right ear, hearing loss, and a flu-like achiness that wouldn’t go away. “I went to so many doctors from my primary care […]

By |July 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments

116 High School Students Graduate from ACT and STEM-H Summer Camp

A total of 116 local high school students recently graduated from a summer ACT and STEM-H camp hosted by the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM), Dona Ana Community College (DACC), and New Mexico State University (NMSU). The five-week camp was founded by Samuel Kadavakollu, Ph.D., an assistant professor of biochemistry at BCOM, who ran […]

By |July 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments

BCOM Recruiting for Standardized Patient Program

Before the medical students at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) ever interact with a real patient in a clinical setting, they practice their communication and diagnostic skills on Standardized Patients (SPs), otherwise healthy individuals acting out specific health ailments. SPs are trained to present a specific patient history and in some cases physical […]

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