The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine's American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) and Future Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FOOG) hosted a Sexual Assault Awareness Walk Saturday, April 20, on campus.
The Idaho College of Medicine (ICOM), Idaho’s first medical school, unveiled its new research lab during a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, April 5. The school’s newly-completed research lab, more than 1,600 square feet in size, features what’s known as wet and dry bench space, with a total of 16 benches.
A new ranking completed by Wallethub recently identified the best and worst states for U.S. physicians. Four of the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (ICOM) “target states” — including Idaho, Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota — landed in the top 10 best places, according to the survey.
First-year ICOM student, Kate Buhrke, contributed to recently-published research on how the expansion of bacteriophages is linked to aggravated intestinal inflammation and colitis. Student Doctor Buhrke conducted this research alongside her mentor, Dr. June L. Round, of the University of Utah.
Student Doctor Weston Grant — with the support of ICOM’s Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) Chapter — wrote a proposal advocating for osteopathic representation in the entertainment industry.
Research and scholarly activity are essential to academic excellence in medical education, and Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine’s commitment to both will provide a formal mechanism for students to explore cutting-edge research.
The public-private partnership between Idaho State University and the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM), Idaho’s first medical school, has allowed for interprofessional education— also known as IPE — between student doctors and students studying other professions in health care.