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.
The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM), Idaho’s first medical school, will honor Governor Clement Leroy “Butch” Otter during a room naming ceremony.
The capsule includes documents reflecting on the creation of Idaho's first medical school, a physician's white coat, event programs, newsletters, certifications and photos.
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.
The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine buried a time capsule Friday on its campus in Meridian. Items from the grand opening and memorabilia from the college were placed in it. The capsule is scheduled to be opened in 40 years.
Following a morning of classwork, the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine prepared for their first white coat ceremony, making history as Idaho's first medical school.
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.
Idaho's first medical school opened in August and holds the potential for the future of medicine in Idaho. Dean Dr. Robert Hasty explains the importance of the school.
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.