Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

YOU ARE WELCOME TO COME VISIT US!

OPEN HOUSE DATES FOR
January 2014 to December 2014

January 23rd
February 13th
March 13th
April 3rd
May 8th
June 12th
July 10th
August 14th
September 18th
October 2nd
November 6th
December 4th

Please R.S.V.P. by Contacting Cherie Hunter at 212.851.1199 ext.2544
email: Cherie.hunter@touro.edu.

The session begins at 5:00pm.

Location: 230 West 125th Street, New York, NY 10027

 

 

News & Events
The Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
is holding its
FALL INTO HEALTH
FREE HEALTH FAIR

- SEASONAL FLU SHOTS
- BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING
- DIABETES SCREENING
- BMI SCREENING
- BONE MARROW REGISTRATION
- HIV & HEPATITIS B I C SCREENING
- BROWN BAG MEDICATION CONSULTATIONS
- ONE-ON-ONE DISCUSSIONS
* Free snacks will be provided

Friday, October 31, 2014
10am - 3pm

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
New York, NY 10027
230 West 125th Street
Across from the Apollo

SPONSORED BY:
TOUROCOM COMMUNITY AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
SIGMA SIGMA PHI
AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
TOURO COLLEGE OF PHARMACY

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Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus is pushing a plan to create a cancer treatment center for children at the new Touro College medical school in Middletown, and Touro officials are backing the idea.
By Richard J. Bayne, Times Herald-Record


Mikail Kamal, 25, and his research team, discovered a blown up condom filled with saline water can put pressure on the uterus to reduce or stop bleeding until the woman is transferred to a hospital.
By Reuven Blau, New York Daily News


Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Student Wins Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship


Dr. Tipsuda Bahri is Nominated for American Medical Association's Inspirational Physician Award


It has been an eventful summer for both NYSOMS and the osteopathic medical profession.


Osteopathic Schools Turn Out Nearly a Quarter of All Med School Grads
By Joseph Berger, NY Times Reporter


The controversy surrounding maintenance of certification triggered policy action from the AMA
By: Jeffrey Bendix, MA and Daniel R. Verdon - Medical Economics


Captial Tonight interviews Jonathan Levin and Robert Goldberg, DO.


On Saturday, the AOA House of Delegates passed a resolution calling for the profession to advocate for federal legislation to allow U.S. medical school graduates to lay first claims on U.S. residency positions.


TouroCOM students made it to the final round in the MedPlus Global Health Challenge. They are the only osteopathic student group in the running. Help them win by accessing their video and voting for it so that they can represent osteopathic medicine on a global platform. Please vote for D.O. the Change, the voting should appear on the right hand side.


TouroCOM ranked 9th on a list of the ten least expensive private medical schools based on tuition and required fees. - U.S. News & World Report, March 20, 2014


The Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in partnership with
Touro College of Pharmacy, Renaissance Healthcare Network and Hepatitis Outreach Network
is holding its free
SPRING INTO HEALTH FAIR
&
“KICKS FOR KIDS IN HAITI”
(Donate Sneakers to Haiti’s Kids)

Friday, March 21, 2014 at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem,
located at 230 West 125th Street between Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd and Frederick Douglass Blvd.

The Fair will take place on the 2nd floor from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

- Free blood pressure screening
- Diabetes screening
- BMI screening
- Bone marrow registration
- HIV testing
- Hepatitis B/C testing
- Brown bag for medication review
- One-on-One-discussions
Free healthy snacks and giveaways will be offered to the general public.

For more information please call 646-981-4519 weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
or email: community.tourocom@touro.edu

“Kicks for Kids in Haiti”
Donations accepted at
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
New York, NY 10027
230 West 125th Street
Across from the Apollo



The Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
In partnership with
Touro College of Pharmacy
Harlem Hospital Center and the Hepatitis Outreach Network

is holding its FREE

FALL INTO HEALTH FAIR
Friday, October 4, 2013
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Free:

  • blood pressure screening
  • diabetes screening
  • BMI screening
  • cholesterol screening
  • bone marrow registration
  • flu shots
  • HIV testing
  • hepatitis B/C testing
  • one-on-one-discussions

Healthy snacks and giveaways will be offered to the general public.

All are Invited!

Location: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem
230 West 125th Street
(between Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd and Frederick Douglass Blvd)
The Fair will take place on the 2nd floor from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information please call 646-981-4519 weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or
email: community.tourocom@touro.edu
or go to: touro.edu/med/news.html


Dr. Kenneth J. Steier was appointed campus dean for the new Middletown campus of Harlem-based Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine.

New York, N.Y. – Touro College and University System President and CEO Dr. Alan Kadish today announced the appointment of Kenneth J. Steier, DO, MBA, MPH, MHA, MGH as Campus Dean for the new Middletown campus of Harlem-based Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM). The Middletown campus, currently under construction, is scheduled to open in August 2014 and is expected to enroll more than 500 students when fully operational.

Currently, Dr. Steier serves as clinical dean and professor at TouroCOM, a position he has held since July 2011.  While at TouroCOM, he has been instrumental in achieving accreditation for the new Middletown campus from the American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA).  Additionally, numerous new rotations and residencies have been added at TouroCOM under his watch, and 100 percent of the school's 2013 graduates matched to residency programs this past season.

"Dr. Steier is an outstanding educator, who is dedicated to the profession and his students," said Dr. Kadish. "Under his guidance and leadership, the school will create new career paths, improve job opportunities and enhance medical care for area residents -- ultimately improving both the physical and economic health of the local community.”

The new TouroCOM-Middletown medical school campus is designed to recruit students from the Greater Hudson Valley area. Affiliations have been signed for the new medical students to complete their rotations and residencies at local hospitals and offices.  This local recruitment and training makes it likely they will stay in the area to practice medicine when they graduate.

Said Dr. Steier, “I am humbled and flattered to be chosen to serve as the founding Campus Dean for the new TouroCOM site in Middletown. This project has been under development for several years, and enjoys tremendous support from the Governor’s office, other state and local politicians, and the Mayor of Middletown, all of whom were instrumental in obtaining the approvals necessary to make this dream a reality. I look forward to serving the population of the Hudson Valley, and playing a leadership role in the education and training of our future physicians.”

Dr. Steier is Board Certified in internal medicine, pulmonary and critical care. Prior to coming to TouroCOM, he was a clinical assistant dean at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he was named Preceptor of the Year by the medical students. Dr. Steier has been an inspector for COCA for 15 years, and is also is a grant reviewer for the Health Resources Services Administration and a consultant for the Food and Drug Administration. 

"We are extremely fortunate to have Dr. Steier, a very experienced educator and doctor, as our first Campus Dean," said Dr. Jay Sexter, Provost of TouroCOM, about the new appointment. "We have been working on this project for the past three years and everyone is looking forward to greeting our first group of Middletown students."

“I look forward to having Dr. Steier in place as the Campus Dean. He is an experienced physician who has been an integral part of the success at TouroCOM in Harlem, and will strive to advance the medical school’s mission,” said Robert Goldberg, DO, dean of TouroCOM.

Development of the new campus was formally launched last month with a kickoff ceremony attended by Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy and other local and state officials at the site, formerly occupied by the Horton Hospital complex.  When completed, the school is expected to occupy 110,000 square feet of space in the complex.

TouroCOM will offer a four-year degree program for osteopathic physicians at the new campus and is considering training physical and occupational therapists, nurses and pharmacists as well.  The process of medical education has already begun in the Hudson Valley, with ten third-year osteopathic medical students from TouroCOM’s Harlem campus relocating to Middletown to participate in medical rotations at the Orange Regional Medical Center as of July 1.

Touro College and University System is one of the largest healthcare educational systems in the nation and offers a wide array of degree programs in the medical and health sciences fields. In addition to colleges of osteopathic medicine in New York, the Touro system also includes colleges of osteopathic medicine in Nevada and California. Touro also has colleges of pharmacy in both New York and California, as well as graduate and undergraduate schools of health sciences in New York, Nevada and California. Together with New York Medical College in Westchester County, Touro College and University System educates approximately 5,300 health sciences students annually.

Media Contact

Barbara Franklin
Director of Communications
212-463-0400 x5530
Barbara.franklin@touro.edu


Dr. Martin Levine, associate dean and professor of family medicine, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

First Responder at Boston Marathon Bombing April 15, 2013

Below are interviews with Dr. Levine

Preview Clip WPIX NY

Preview Clip WCBS

Preview Clip WGHP-FOX

Preview Clip WMBC-NY

Preview Clip WABC-NY

Preview Clip WNBC-NY

 


Information Session: Become a Doctor in Harlem

Presentation & Tour of the facility
Place: 230 West 125th Street, New York, NY, 2nd Floor, Lecture Hall 1
Dates: January 31st, February 14th, March 14th, April 18th, May 23rd, June 13th
Time: 5 PM
RSVP: Ms. Cherie Hunter: cherie.hunter@touro.edu or (212) 851-1199 ext. 2544


Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in partnership with

Harlem Hospital Center,

Renaissance Healthcare Network and the

Hepatitis Outreach Network is holding its

SPRING INTO HEALTH FAIR

Free blood pressure screening, diabetes screening, BMI screening, cholesterol screening, bone marrow registration, HIV testing, hepatitis B/C testing, one-on-one discussions and free healthy snacks will be offered to the general public.

Date: Friday, April 19th, 2013

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Place: 230 West 125th Street, 2nd Floor

(between Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd. & Frederick Douglass Blvd.)

For more information please call 646-981-4519 (weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)


TouroCOM: In the News