U.S. News and World Report - Why It’s Hard to Get Into Medical School Despite Doctor Shortages

Because of the ultra-low acceptance rates at the highest-ranked institutions in the U.S. News Best Medical Schools rankings, some of which accept less than 4 percent of applicants, many aspiring doctors wonder why it is so hard to get into medical school.

Meridian Press - Open September 2058: Medical school buries time capsule

It’s Sept. 5, 2058 and doctors decades into their career crowd around a hole in the ground with a plaque inscribed "ICOM: TIME CAPSULE." The time capsule is filled with photos of the doctors while they were students and pieces of memorabilia from their first year at the college.

Meridian Press - Idaho med school's inaugural class marks white coat ceremony

For Arizona-native Anthony Durfey, getting his white coat begins a new chapter in his life. Durfey is one of 162 student doctors from the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine, or ICOM, who received their first white coat in a ceremony held at the Boise Centre East on Friday.

ISJ - Rexburg student awarded $5,000 scholarship to Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine

A Rexburg medical student joins six others in receiving a $5,000 scholarship to the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine, it was announced this week. Jarom Ruby, of Rexburg, along with six other Idaho students was awarded the inaugural ICOM Scholarships to attend the Meridian medical school.