On Monday, July 30, 2018, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) welcomed the Class of 2022 with a record-breaking number of underrepresented minorities (URMs). Of the 135 students in the class, 36 – over 26 percent of the class – are URMs. Continue Reading →
At a celebratory gathering that included bagpipes, an electric piano and a flutist, the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) conferred diplomas upon 126 members of the Class of 2018 on May 29th at the Apollo Theater in Harlem. Continue Reading →
When Payal Aggarwal, DO, was just six years old she visited her grandfather in India in the hospital. He had cancer and she told him the experience of their visits made her want to become a doctor when she grew up. Continue Reading →
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), in conjunction with the TouroCOM-Harlem Community Advisory Board (CAB), has awarded the first round of grants from its newly-established Fund for Underrepresented Minority Students. Continue Reading →
At a festive gathering at Harlem’s famed Apollo Theater last week, the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine graduated its sixth class, conferring diplomas upon 123 candidates for the doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) degree. Continue Reading →
African American women are referred for fewer breast biopsies after having a mammogram than white women, yet they have a higher rate of unnecessary biopsies or false positive results, according to a study presented at Touro College Research Day.
Nearly all of the 118 students graduating from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Harlem this coming June who sought residencies have been successfully matched. Continue Reading →
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) Harlem students traveled to Albany to participate in the annual Medical Society of the State of New York Advocacy Day, where they met with legislators and advocated for a variety of issues important to medical students and doctors. Continue Reading →
Fifty Harlem high schools students gathered at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) last week, where they viewed multiple medical procedures and gained hands-on experience through interactive displays at a fair designed to expose them to the world of science and medical careers. Continue Reading →
July 15, 2015 – Nearly $66,000 was raised by the Harlem community to fund scholarships for underrepresented minorities to attend Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine at the school’s second official “parlor” meeting hosted recently by attorneys John Lynch and Sylvia Khatcherian at their home on West 116th Street in Harlem.
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