Meridian Press - Idaho medical school wraps up first year, takes first steps toward accreditation

Idaho’s first medical school wrapped up its inaugural year last week, with a class of 162 students. The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine opened in Meridian last year with a goal of filling the doctor shortage in Idaho.

Idaho Business Review - ICOM names interim dean to replace outgoing dean

Dr. Kevin Wilson has been appointed interim dean of Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine in Meridian following the resignation of founding Dean Dr. Robert Hasty last week. Hasty announced May 3 that he will leave Idaho’s first medical school after three years to help launch a new osteopathic medical school.

KIFI/KIDK - Regional deans to oversee new doctor candidates

Regional Assistant Deans will be assigned to overview medical students' third and fourth years in clinical clerkships.  Those rotations are conducted at core-affiliated hospital and outpatient facilities throughout the country. The rotations are all completed with contracted, accredited physicians.  

Meridian Press - ICOM announces interim dean; board hopes to secure permanent replacement by August

The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine, or ICOM, has named Kevin Wilson as interim dean, following the resignation of founding Dean Robert Hasty, which was announced Friday.