Over 350 people showed up to support the second annual Friends of Military Veterans fundraiser banquet held on October 13 at the Las Cruces Convention Center. This year’s event raised $135,000 for the Southwest Foundation for Osteopathic Education and Research, almost $100,000 more than the inaugural event in 2017. Proceeds go directly towards scholarships for […]
Since opening its doors in August 2016, the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) has welcomed over 480 medical students between the three classes. The curriculum for the first two years takes place in the classroom and focuses on biomedical science coursework, osteopathic manipulative techniques, and medical ethics. The students practice their skills on standardized […]
Robert A. Goldsteen, DO, FACP
BCOM Chair of Primary Care; Professor of Internal Medicine
Hometown: Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but considers the Dallas, Texas area home.
Education: B.A. in Psychology and Pre-Medicine from Washington University in St. Louis; D.O from University of North Texas Health Sciences Center
Military Service: Attended college on a U.S. Army ROTC Scholarship; completed residency […]
The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine’s inaugural class is in their third year of study and the students are completing their clinical clerkships at hospitals and health clinics all over the Southwest, from Las Cruces and El Paso to Northern New Mexico and Tucson. Medical student Robyn Marks just completed two back-to-back family medicine rotations […]
The BCOM campus hosted meetings of the New Mexico Legislative Health and Human Services Committee on September 26 and the Economic and Rural Development Committee on October 11. BCOM President John L. Hummer presented at both meetings, providing an update on BCOM’s mission fulfillment and the economic benefits the college brings to New Mexico. He […]
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 […]
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 […]