SOIMA+AMSA+LGBT – World AIDS Day

On January 13, 2013, in Community Outreach, Humanities in Medicine, Organization News, by NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine SGA

In recognition of World AIDS Day on December 1st, we had invited Regine Dawes and her client, Scott Bishop, from the Long Island Association for AIDS Care (LIAAC) to come talk about his experiences living with HIV. He provided a very personal and engaging talk, breaking stereotypes and the stigma usually attached to the disease. […]

Inspiring Story from the New President of SAAO

On September 9, 2012, in Humanities in Medicine, Organization News, by NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine SGA

Eunice Asare, the new president of SAAO at NYCOM, went to Ghana over the summer and below, she shares her story.   When I was younger perhaps around age ten, the most exciting thing that I knew I wanted to become was a teacher.  Somehow between emigrating from Ghana to the U.S I liked the […]

Speed Dating Your Way Into Medical School

On January 4, 2012, in Big Picture, Humanities in Medicine, by NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine SGA

By Neha Senan, OMS-II As thousands of bright individuals apply to medical schools nationwide- each candidate’s resume adds to the sea of extramural, community service, and research oriented accomplishments. What makes each application distinguishable from the next? In a few years, many medical schools will have adopted a more creative interview process. This Multiple Mini […]

Treat the Patient, Not the CT Scan

On February 27, 2011, in Big Picture, Featured, Humanities in Medicine, by NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine SGA

Published in the New York Times February 26, 2011 By ABRAHAM VERGHESE Palo Alto, Calif. THE other day as I walked through a wing of my hospital, it occurred to me that Watson, I.B.M.’s supercomputer, would be more at home here than he was on “Jeopardy!” Perhaps it’s good, I thought, that his next challenge, […]

Getting Into Med School Without Hard Sciences | NYTimes

On July 31, 2010, in Humanities in Medicine, by NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine SGA

By ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS Published: July 29, 2010, NYT For generations of pre-med students, three things have been as certain as death and taxes: organic chemistry, physics and the Medical College Admission Test, known by its dread-inducing acronym, the MCAT. So it came as a total shock to Elizabeth Adler when she discovered, through a singer […]

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