The BCOM Infectious Disease Interest Group (IDIG) is working to raise awareness about one of the biggest health challenges the world is currently facing: antibiotic resistance. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at least 2 million people get an antibiotic-resistant infection, and at least 23,000 people die every year.
“As future physicians, […]
For the second year in a row, Honor Flight of Southern New Mexico & El Paso hosted their annual reunion on the BCOM campus. This non-profit organization was “created solely to honor America’s war veterans for all their sacrifices. We transport our heroes, at no cost to them, to Washington, D.C. to reflect and be honored […]
Eastern New Mexico
Hometown: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Alma Mater: Michigan State University, majored in Microbiology and minored in Spanish
Favorite Rotation So Far: Pediatrics, which surprised me immensely. I never saw myself working with children, but after spending four weeks with kiddos, I learned much more than I thought I would. Kids reacts differently to stressors, such as dehydration or […]
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 […]
BCOM third year student Harris Ahmed attended a conference hosted by the American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (AOCOO-HN) in Detroit, Michigan where he was one of only four students throughout the country selected to present his research. His research, entitled “Alleviating Eye Care Disparities in Rural Communities,” was […]
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 […]
In May, BCOM hosted its first Medical Student Research Day. The event, organized by several BCOM faculty members, was designed to celebrate student research accomplishments and to provide an opportunity to present their research projects to fellow students and faculty.
All BCOM students engaged in research projects were encouraged to attend and participate in the event. […]
The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine was honored to be part of New Mexico State University’s search for a new chancellor. BCOM President John L. Hummer served on the search committee and the BCOM campus hosted a reception for each of the five finalists.
“When asked by NMSU’s Board of Regents to host five separate receptions […]