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.
The bar is set high for 162 students who are the first class at a new medical school, the first of it’s kind in Idaho. Students started classes at the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) on Aug. 20.
The for-profit Idaho Center for Osteopathic Medicine celebrated its ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday in Meridian. But soon, ICOM founder Dan Burrell hopes to help students of the medical school and nearby Idaho State University find a place to live.
The opening of the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine brings the first medical school to Idaho. Classes began this week and we speak with Dan Burrell, a founder and trustee of ICOM and the CEO of the Burrell Group, the investment group behind ICOM's funding.