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SGA Honor Dr. Beck Weathers with Salvation Army Donation

As part of the BCOM student’s pulmonary curriculum, the Department of Physiology and Pathology held a student movie night during which the film Everest was screened. The movie is an adaption of Dr. Beck Weathers’ memoir Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest.

As a special treat, Dr. Weathers called in to BCOM personally […]

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Mini Med School – March 24

The BCOM student chapter of the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians will be hosting a “Mini Med School” day on Friday, March 24 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm.

The group hosted a similar event last semester for the Boys & Girls Club of Las Cruces featuring various stations related to OMM/Anatomy, Digestive System, Clinical Skills, Operation, and […]

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DO for A Day – March 17

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Your Health: A Sacred Matter

A documentary related to BCOM’s mission, Your Health: A Sacred Matter, will be screened at the Las Cruces International Film Festival on March 10. This documentary’s compelling personal stories relate to compassionate and culturally competent medical service, including Navajo medicine scenes filmed in New Mexico.

Your Health’s first screening at the Las Cruces International Film Festival […]

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Sports Medicine Club TachyCardic 5k

Hello BCOM Students, Faculty, and Staff,

I am writing on behalf of the BCOM Sports Medicine Club. You may have noticed our announcement scrolling on the TVs around school but I wanted to remind you about the First Annual BCOM Tachycardic 5k Fun Run.

On Saturday March 25th, we will be hosting the fun run 5k on […]

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Pueblo Crossroads 2017 Kicks Off In April

We look forward to another year of running/walking and connecting with you this summer through the “Pueblo Crossroads” (PCR) noncompetitive walk/runs. We added another community this year “Tesuque” and now PCR is being offered in 16 tribal communities. Please share attached flyer with your contacts and all are welcomed to join us at no cost […]

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March Student Pop Quiz of the Month

Help prepare for your board exams by answering these two questions courtesy of Dr. Samuel Kadavakollu. Correct responses to BOTH questions will be entered for a chance to win a $20 gift card to a local restaurant or coffee shop!

Congratulations to Nancy Phu for winning the February Pop Quiz prize!

(Contest is open to […]

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BCOM Student Selected for Prestigious Research Fellowship Grant

A member of the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine’s class of 2020 will be spending her summer conducting diabetes research in Colorado. Katherine Vidal has been selected to participate in the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases summer research fellowship program.

“Katherine has been matched to the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes at […]

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ACOPeds Interact with Local Children, Raise Money for Childhood Cancer

Students involved in the BCOM chapter of the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians (ACOP) are doing a whole lot more than just hitting the books. They’re preparing for careers as pediatricians by engaging with local children and raising money for causes related to childhood illnesses. Check out some of the great work they did in […]

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Ask the Resident: Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Ugonna Ezeh, DO, is a first year resident in MountainView Regional Medical Center’s new orthopedic surgery residency program. He answered some of the BCOM students’ questions about what it really takes to be an orthopedic surgeon.

What are the hours really like in an orthopedic surgery residency program?
Expect long hours. It can be brutal physically […]

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