As BCOM prepares to start its second year of classes, the bond between the school and the military continues to grow. Former and current service members are discovering just how veteran-friendly BCOM is, while more and more students struggling to pay for their medical education are enlisting.
A founding faculty member in BCOM's Biomedical Sciences Department, Dr. Milane co-edited and served as a contributing author for the textbook: Nanomedicine for Inflammatory Disease. BCOM's Michael Woods, Ph.D., is also a contributing author.
The Career Changer: Meet BCOM Student Megan McCord
In 2010, McCord was working as a hairstylist when a community college professor encouraged her to pursue her aptitude for science. Now, as a second year, medical student, she says, "It's never too late to start a new career you're passionate about."
The scholarship was established by the Hummers in 2017 in honor of John’s father, Lloyd M. Hummer, MD. The Southwest Foundation for Osteopathic Education and Research scholarship committee unanimously selected Ortega based on his academic excellence and his commitment to serving the Southwest region of the United States.
See all the intriguing titles on the library staff's list of SUMMER READING picks. Selections include titles like The Emperor of all Maladies: A Biography of Cancer and Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers.
Give Back with BCOM
If you'd like to donate school supplies, coloring books, art supplies, or Spanish reading material, BCOM groups are currently accepting donations for Big Brothers Big Sistersand