Welcome BCOM Class of 2021!
This school year, BCOM welcomes 162 new first year medical students and 43 other students to the Foundations in Biomedical Science program. 

"You are here to do nothing less than change yourself and change the world. "
-BCOM Founding Dean Dr. George Mychaskiw II, DO


BCOM News
Female, American Indian Surgeons Speak at White Coat Ceremony
Dr. Lori Arviso Alvord, MD, the first female Navajo to become a board-certified surgeon, was the keynote speaker for the 2017 White Coat Ceremony. BCOM's Chair of Surgery, Dr. Adele Lente, MD, read the osteopathic oath in her native Tiwa language.
 
BCOM Students Excel at Emergency Medicine Experience in New York
Four BCOM students found themselves well prepared while participating in an emergency medicine experience at Staten Island University Hospital. Find out why one instructor said, "they represented BCOM in the best possible way."

Number of DOs Increased by Nearly 40% Over 6 Years, New Physician Census Reports
There are now more than 81,000 actively licensed DOs in the U.S., a new report from the Federation of State Medical Boards reveals.

Hunt Family Foundation Establishes Medical Scholarship
The grant gift was donated to the Southwest Foundation for Osteopathic Education & Research. The HFF will match every dollar SWOFER raises, allowing the fund to double in size.

BCOM In The News
BCOM Well Represented at National Osteopathic Conferences

Students and faculty traveled to Chicago to participate in a number of national conferences geared toward osteopathic physicians and students. Read on to find out what they accomplished, what resolutions from New Mexico were adopted, and which BCOMer was named Most Valuable Person by the Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents.

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BCOM Beats
Get Involved! 
Thanks to the efforts of our inaugural class of 2020, there are numerous STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS established here at BCOM, from our local SOMA chapter to clubs for students interested in specialties like pediatrics and anesthesia.
Ed to Med Grassroots Campaign
The BCOM Student Government Association is involved in this grassroots campaign which advocates for federal financial aid programs for medical students. Become an advocate for your future at  EDTOMED.COM
Donate to the NMOPAC
  Make your voice heard by DONATING to the New Mexico Osteopathic Political Action Committee . The more people that contribute, the stronger the message. 
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