BCOM Student Have the Opportunity to Charter and join established student organizations. Many of these clubs are osteopathic in nature and focus on specific medical specialties, while other clubs focus on broader topics. These clubs are very active, and offer speakers, service projects, and outreach, while helping students to lean important lessons in a non-academic setting. See BCOM’s list of student organizations below:
BCOM’s ACOEP seeks to augment the emergency medicine shadowing, rotation, and residency opportunities for all BCOM students, as well as educate students about the practice and business of emergency medicine.
ACOP is an organization for students interested in pediatrics as a potential future specialty. BCOM ACOP is focused primarily on working with children in the community to promote health sciences.
The American Medical Women’s Association’s mission is to advance women in medicine and improve women’s health by providing and developing leadership, advocacy, education, and mentorship. AMWA’s vision is to empower women to lead in improving health for all within a model that reflects the unique perspective of women.
President: Joya Singh firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Dr. Jons-Cox email@example.com
Anesthesia Interest Group’s purpose is to develop an understanding of the practice of anesthesiology and explore the field as an area of interest.
President: Cory Albrechtsen firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Dr. Mychaskiw, Founding Dean and Chief Academic Officer, Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine email@example.com
The purpose of BCOM Sports Medicine is to provide the education and the application of sports medicine to the osteopathic medical student and other allied health students. To contribute to the development of the field of sports medicine at BCOM through activities involving the faculty and student associates. To promote health, fitness, education and safety in the community.
The Foundations in Biomedical Sciences Student Government Association (FBMS SGA) is the official voice for Foundations in Biomedical Sciences Students at BCOM. FBMS SGA works closely with BCOM SGA to promote osteopathic medicine, support club and classroom activities, and works to improve the quality of life for Foundations in Biomedical Sciences BCOM students.
President: Victory-Lynn Ramos Victoriafirstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Dr. Minugh-Purvis email@example.com
The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine Integrative Medicine Student Organization (IMSO) is an organization that explores integrative medicine approaches that may be used in conjunction with traditional medicine. Members of IMSO will learn from health care personnel who practice integrative medicine how to treat and prevent disease in their future patients. Integrative medicine acknowledges the whole person: mind, body, spirit, and lifestyle when determining a plan of care that best fits the needs of each individual patient.
President: Samuel Richardson Samuel.firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Dr. Kurz email@example.com
SAOAO has been formed as a bridge between Osteopathic Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery, in order to create a holistic functioning system to provide all the members with the opportunity to change the future of Osteopathic Orthopedic medicine by being well educated and experienced health care practitioners.
President: Gregory Wallis firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Dr. Martin email@example.com
Student American Academy of Osteopathy (SAAO) SAAO purpose is to acquire a better understanding of osteopathic principles, theories and practice. SAAO will also improve public awareness of osteopathic medicine in New Mexico and the Southwest so that the community may better take advantage of the benefits provided by the complete health care concept of osteopathic medicine
President: Matthew Wu firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Dr. Kania email@example.com
The BCOM Student Government Association (SGA) is the official voice for osteopathic medical students at BCOM. BCOM SGA is responsible for dispersing funds for student activities, acting as a liaison for the DO medical student body, promoting osteopathic medicine, supporting club and classroom activities, and working to improve the quality of life for all BCOM medical students.
President: Brian Liu firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Brett Newcomer, Director of Student Affairs email@example.com
The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine Student Osteopathic Internal Medicine Association’s (SOIMA) goals are to promote interest among osteopathic medical students in the practice of Internal Medicine and its subspecialties. We aim to educate and inform on the path towards becoming a Doctor of Internal Medicine and or subspecialties while allowing members to practice and learn applicable skills for future practice.
President: Fernando Magana firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Dr. Assi email@example.com
SOMA strives to provide its members with an independent, cohesive voice and the power to effect
relevant change. BCOM SOMA is particularly concerned with supporting its student’s development as osteopathic physicians, and implementing policy that will improve healthcare in New Mexico.
President: Megan McCord firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Dr. Howell email@example.com
BCOM SOSA’s purpose is to represent and educate the future osteopathic surgeon. SOSA stresses understanding of osteopathic principles in relationship to disease in the practice of surgery and provides a forum for discussion among students and surgeons.
Contact: Emma Fleckman firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Dr. Lente email@example.com