News: College of Osteopathic Medicine
Jul 25 2012

National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine "Day at NYCOM"

The National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine (NYLF/MED) introduces outstanding high school students to the world of medicine. This 10-day program familiarizes students with professionals from some of the nation’s top medical centers and faculty from renowned institutions of learning.

With close cooperation from many prestigious and technologically-advanced hospitals, research facilities and medical schools, the Forum challenges students to learn about a broad range of topics, including educational requirements, career options, clinical practice and complex ethical and legal issues facing the medical profession today.

NYCOM was honored to host the NYLF students on July 24, 2012.

Topics included were:

  • Introduction to Ostepathic Medicine by Barbara Ross-Lee, D.O., M.A.T., FACOFP, Acting Dean and Vice President for Health Sciences and Medical Affairs
  • The Admissions Process by Rodika Zaika, M.S., Director of Admissions
  • Anatomy by Robert Hill, Ph.D., Chairman of Anatomy
  • Institute for Clinical Competence by Anthony Errichetti, Ph.D., Cheif of Virtual Medicine
  • Forensic Pathology by Maria Plummer, M.D., Assistant Professor of Biomedical Science
  • Osteopathic Meanipulative Medicine by Woflfgang Gilliar, D.O., Professor and Chair of the Department of Osteopathic Medicine

The students were also given a tour by the NYCOM Ambassadors; medical students enthusiastic about learning and thier education at NYCOM.

Read more about the program here: http://www.nylf.org/med/index.cfm

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