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TCOM student organization hosts virtual youth summitBy Steven Bartolotta Learning how to suture, perform CPR and applying a tourniquet was on full display as TCOM’s Student National Medical Association (SNMA) helped host a virtual session of Black Men in White Coats Youth Summit. The activities, which were conducted in the HSC Simulation Lab, were for elementary, junior high students. Dr. Dale Okorodudu, the founder of Black Read More »

Apr 2, 2021

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Community Hospital Foundation supports student scholarshipsBy Steven Bartolotta The Community Hospital Foundation has donated $320,000 to the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine for the creation of the Rohr, Tompson and Zima Scholarship fund. The fund is named after three osteopathic physicians, Dr. G.W. Tomson, Dr. Loren Rohr and Dr. Victor Zima, and will provide scholarships annually to TCOM students. The fund will provide two $5,000 scholarships for second-year students, Read More »

Mar 22, 2021

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Mountain highsBy Sarah Hewitt I lay on my back on a table with my lower body from the waist down inside a triangular wooden box, not unlike a magician’s box as if I’d volunteered to be sawed in half. Dr. Caroline Rickards, an associate professor from UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth, secured a neoprene belt across Read More »

Jan 15, 2021

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Texas CEAL Consortium works to debunk COVID-19 misinformationThe University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) is participating in a virtual town hall titled: “United to Debunk Misinformation in Our Communities; A Town Hall on COVID-19.” The webinar will be held on the Zoom platform on Jan. 14 at 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. (CST). Register for the webinar here. The Hon. Shelia Jackson-Lee, U.S. Rep. from Harris County, is the Read More »

Jan 13, 2021

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We are women, hear us roarBy Sally Crocker In a traditionally male dominated field, a team of diverse women from HSC’s Master of Health Administration (MHA) program, developing future healthcare leaders, has won this year’s student case competition of the American College of Healthcare Executives North Texas Chapter (ACHENTX). The problem was important and complex. Solutions were needed quickly, much like the real challenges that healthcare executives face daily. Read More »

Jan 12, 2021

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Pharmacy faculty inspires growing leadership through innovationBy Arnessa Blanks Innovation is key when building new systems in the pharmacy industry and can be crucial to maintaining quality of life and potentially prolonging it. Students in the HSC College of Pharmacy PHAR 7335 class participated in the 2020 Innovation Challenge project to practice innovation and leadership skills in the pharmacy profession. The project was directed by Annesha White, PharmD, MS, PhD, Associate Professor of Read More »

Jan 6, 2021

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New Executives in Residence program gives MHA students an added benefitBy Sally Crocker One of the best ways to prepare for a career is to learn firsthand from experts in the field. HSC Master of Health Administration (MHA) students now have that opportunity, through a new Executives in Residence program, putting them in touch with seasoned healthcare executives, thought leaders and authors recognized for their Read More »

Jan 4, 2021

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MHA program earns seven-year CAHME re-accreditationBy Sally Crocker The Master of Health Administration (MHA) program at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) has achieved the highest, seven-year re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). The HSC School of Public Health has been recognized as providing the first and only CAHME-accredited MHA program based in North Texas since 2013, giving students a career advantage and Read More »

Nov 25, 2020

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HSC and National Association for Healthcare Quality partner to prepare MHA graduates to improve quality outcomesThe HSC School of Public Health has collaborated with the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) to provide its Master of Health Administration (MHA) students with the opportunity to pursue the only accredited certification in healthcare quality, the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality® (CPHQ). Students will be provided with test preparation content and tools during the program capstone Read More »

Oct 2, 2020

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HSC creates alternative licensing exam test site for medical studentsBy Steven Bartolotta Medical students overcame a lot in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learning shifted to remote, rotations grinded to a halt and, perhaps most problematic, prometric test sites nationwide shut down in the middle of March with no immediate plans to reopen.    Osteopathic medical students, like those at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM), rely on these test sites to administer their essential licensing exams, COMLEX Level Read More »

Oct 1, 2020