Dr. Yurvati when he was a military pilot.

Celebrating Veterans Day, TCOM announces fully funded scholarship for military veterans

On this Veterans Day, the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine is honored to announce a new fully funded veterans scholarship dedicated to those men and women who bravely served our nation. This scholarship will support first-year students who are veterans of any branch of the military pursuing their doctorate at TCOM.  “I am so grateful…
Dr. Kim Meyer

HSC launches community health education program

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth recently launched HSC Learning Plus, an online health education platform open to everyone. The searchable website offers a robust portfolio of noncredit classes, short courses, microcredentials and certificates for health care professionals seeking continuing education credits, learners adding microcredentials to their resumes or anyone…
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Students from HSC’s College of Pharmacy and TCOM collaborate for simulation training

More than 100 students from The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and HSC’s College of Pharmacy participated in a joint interprofessional simulation. The goal of the exercise was to promote the kind of teamwork the students will see in real-world emergency departments and intensive care…
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TCOM celebrates 500th student to pass CPPS (TM) certification exam

In just two short years, The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine has brought patient safety into the medical school curriculum, offering a course specifically designed to prepare students for the Certified Professional in Patient SafetyTM exam. On Sept. 11, 18 students passed the certification exam…
Mark Quiring

How social media helped a TCOM student become a research mentor

A circuitous path was blazed by Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine third-year student Mark Quiring in his quest to become more involved in research as a medical student. Through some ingenuity, he used social media to join Jefferson Health New Jersey virtually as a research assistant to further expand his knowledge in urology – with…
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BioSkills of North Texas celebrates one-year anniversary

The BioSkills of North Texas — a full-service facility with flexible space and a range of unique services — recently celebrated one year of operation at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. For the past year, this 8,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility has provided medical professionals and students the opportunity to train…
Ethan Rummel

HSC’s School of Biomedical Sciences welcomes first class of undergraduate students

After more than 50 years as a graduate and professional serving institution, on Monday, Aug. 22 The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth opened its virtual doors to the first class of students in the Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences program. This 100% online program provides an accessible, affordable option…
Students at the White Coat Ceremony

More than 430 first-year HSC students received their white coats

In a packed auditorium of enthusiastic onlookers, 432 students at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth took a pivotal step toward their careers in health care. HSC’s annual White Coat Ceremony, held this year on Friday, Aug. 19, represented a rite of passage for the university’s patient-facing students. In addition…
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Health care workers must address their mental health

The numbers are staggering. Each year in the U.S., 300 to 400 physicians die by suicide. Such deaths are between 250% and 400% higher among female physicians when compared with women in other professions, and male doctors have suicide rates as much as 40% higher than the general population. Despite a recent push by the…
Kush Rama

A passion for preventative medicine leads TCOM student to help incoming medical students

It was the summer of 2018 and Kush Rama had just finished his freshman year at Texas A&M University. He and his family were on their way to visit his grandfather in Gujarat, India. As they were traveling through the different villages, the pervasive poverty Rama witnessed was shocking.  “For some of the populations living…