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Blankets for Binkies Fundraiser

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BCOM In Pics: Med Ball 2017

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BCOM In Pics: Tachycardic 5k Run

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Bowl for the March of Dimes!

The bowling tournament that was initially scheduled for Friday, April 7th has been postponed until April 28 to provide sufficient time for participants to form teams.

The BCOM Bowling Tournament has been established to help raise funds for the March of Dimes, a nonprofit organization that works to fund research and improve the health of mothers […]

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Get to Know BCOM Student John Rajala

John Rajala

Hometown: Dallas, Texas

Why BCOM?: It was clear from the beginning that BCOM was going to be different than any other medical school. I knew I wanted to be at a program whose mission was aligned with reaching underserved populations, but a lot of BCOM’s draw was the opportunity to innovate. As the first class, […]

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BCOM Student Selected for NASA Internship

Mohan Muvvala says his first goal in life was to grow up and become an astronaut. While life ended up leading him down the path to medical school, he now has an opportunity to partially fulfill his childhood dream. Muvvala was selected out of 122 applicants from across the nation to spend the summer conducting […]

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Local Artist Inspired by BCOM Students’ Film Experience

Las Cruces based artist Leslie Toombs opened the newspaper one morning and inspiration struck. While her artwork typically depicts yucca, cacti, poppies, and other elements of the desert landscape, a photo of three BCOM medical students on a New Mexico film set inspired her to try something a little different.

The photo of Haris Ahmed, Humza Ahmed, […]

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Mini Med School Is a Hit With Local Elementary Students

When the BCOM student chapter of the American College of Osteopathic Physicians (ACOP) first formed, faculty advisor Dr. Scott Cyrus, DO, encouraged the future pediatricians to start interacting with the children in the local community. First year student Roy Thomas presented the idea of a “Mini Med School” to his fellow club members and they […]

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Medical School Applicants Get to Be a “DO for a Day”

Before coming to BCOM, first year student Emily Hanka attended a “DO for a Day” event at A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Mesa, Arizona. She spent a day shadowing a medical student and got her first introduction to Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM). She said the experience not only confirmed her desire to […]

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Students Submit BCOM’s First Manuscript for Publication

A group of motivated BCOM students recently completed a research paper which they have submitted to a scientific journal, marking BCOM’s first manuscript submission for publication. While not unheard of, it is rare for first year medical students, particularly at a new school, to have their research published.

Under the advisory of Assistant Professor of Biochemistry […]

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