There are 162 people in Idaho quietly making history. Their story began in September of 2018 when they walked through the sparkling glass doors of a building whose design rivals an art gallery or museum. They are the inaugural class of the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine.
This will be Tammy de Weerd’s last year as mayor of Meridian. At her 16th State of the City address on Wednesday, De Weerd, mayor of Meridian since January 2004, announced she will not seek a fifth term.
One of Idaho’s six border states has seen 50 cases of measles this year. Clark County, WA has seen the brunt of these cases. We talked with an Idaho doctor, Dr. Richard Sloan, about the risk this outbreak poses to our state. Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease and can live upwards of two hours on surfaces.
Washington state Governor Jay Inslee has declared a state of emergency after the Center for Disease Control confirmed 26 cases of the measles in the Pacific northwest.
Once thought to be extinct, measles may soon resurface as a threat in parts of Idaho in which residents have shunned the vaccine, an instructor with the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine recently warned.
First year medical students at Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine, like Albert Nakayama, are practicing their bedside manner with patients.
More than 100 people die every day in the U.S. from an opioid overdose, and many of those dealing with addiction first started with a doctor's prescription. Inside Idaho's first medical school, the state's next generation of doctors is learning about osteopathic principles and practices - or OPP.
On Dec. 12, 60 Meridian and Lake Hazel middle school students visited the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine, or ICOM.
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.
Idaho’s first medical school the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine, or ICOM, unveiled its 250-seat, “Governor C.L. ‘Butch’ Otter Auditorium” to the governor at on Nov. 5.