On Wednesday July 20, 2011, the families and friends gathered at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY to honor the Class of 2013. After the successful completion of first two years of medical school, 288 students reached the halfway point and most importantly, the long awaited milestone: the coating ceremony. Friends and family [...]
Dear Class of 2013, We hope that everyone had a terrific summer and is excited to begin the second year refreshed. Your new class officers would like to give you a quick run down of some of the exciting events that are in the works. The first event taking place this year will be the [...]
What draws most potential medical students to NYCOM is the range of clinical sites our school has to offer. With rotations ranging in setting from inner city hospitals in the Bronx and Brooklyn, to posh suburban hospitals in Manhasset and Southampton, to rural settings in Upstate New York, the NYCOM student truly has the opportunity to “try on” medicine in different settings. The downside of this myriad of hospitals is that structured learning is piecemeal and often lost in the midst of learning different computer systems, hospital layouts, and medical teams. Further complicating matters, some hospitals offer more structured didactics than others, so obtaining a consistently beneficial learning experience can be difficult. In my four years at NYCOM, I have seen what works for my peers and what does not. Below are seven tips I have either observed or been frankly told by attendings, residents, and other successful students. There is no panacea, but I have seen these tips not only help a students get good grades on evaluations, but also help students leave a rotation satisfied they have become a better future doctor.
Confidential mental health and professional counseling is available to all NYCOM students to assist them in coping with the stresses of medical school. Counseling services are available through the NYCOM Academic Health Care Center and the NYIT Counseling and Wellness Center. A. NYCOM’s Academic Health Care Center provides mental health counseling services. Students can schedule [...]
By: Derek Cheng, OMS I It’s easy to forget the big picture. My classmates can probably attest to this humbling fact. There are times when you just love medical school. It’s what you imagine before you sign your youth away to a lifestyle of heavy responsibilities. Maybe you’ve aced an exam or quiz, gone out to [...]
Advanced Registration is now open for OMED 2010 Sunday, October 24 – Thursday, October 28, 2010 in San Francisco, CA Online Registration By fax: Download the Registration Form and fax to: (301) 694-5124 By mail: Send to: AOA Convention Registration, PO Box 3918, Frederick, MD 21705-3918 Make check payable to: American Osteopathic Association. Advance Registration [...]