Community Outreach


NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine Student Government Association is dedicated to being involved in community outreach programs throughout the year.  The SGA plans Community Plunge events with the Glen Cove Boy’s and Girl’s Club, where osteopathic medical students will teach young children about different aspects of basic health and medicine.  The SGA also encourages osteopathic medical students to pursue community outreach opportunities outside of the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine community on their own, and grants these students with TOUCH hours that are recognized nationally.  The SGA believes that community outreach is an important way for osteopathic medical students to give back to their communities, and hopefully inspire others to pursue a career in health care.



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Breast Cancer Walk w/ACOOG, ACOFP, SNMA and SOSA

CMDA partnered with ACOOG, and many other orgs for the breast cancer walk Sunday 10/19! Funds to support breast cancer research and awareness came from buying shirts and baked goods as well as participating in the walk. That Sunday ended up being chilly but worth it! Thank you to everyone who helped with the event!

9/27 – CMDA + ACOOG/OBGYN Ovarian Cancer Bakesale and Walk

During the week of 9/22, CMDA partnered with ACOOG to sell teal ribbons and crochet angry uteruses for supporting Ovarian Cancer research and education. We culminated the event with a walk at Belmont State Park on 9/27. Though we were a small army with a limited amount of time, we were able to sell nearly […]

St. Jude Give Thanks Walk 2014

On November 22nd, 2014 members of ACOFP and ACOP attended the St. Jude Give Thanks Walk in NYC, walking across the scenic Brooklyn Bridge in support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. We met up at 9:30am, registered, and began walking around 10am across the bridge and back. Prior to this day, ACOFP and ACOP […]

NYIT-COM Students Raise Awareness for Depression and Suicide

by Matthew Goldfinger This past Sunday, hundreds of people strolled through the beautiful gardens of Old Westbury. On that cold and blustery day it was not the scenic vista of fiery fall trees, flowers and lakes that brought these people in. This crowd gathered with a common cause in mind: to raise money and awareness […]

Long Island Cares Volunteer Event

A group of NYIT-COM students went out to the Hemlock Elementary School to hand out prepared bags of food to families in need on Saturday November 1st, 2014. Some of the packages of nonperishable foods had been prepared by NYIT-COM students on two previous events. During those times over 800 bags of food were created […]

NYIT-COM First and Second Year Students Volunteer at the Long Island Cares Food Bank!

On Friday, September 26th first and second year NYIT-COM visited the Long Island Cares Food bank. We were working as part of a new pilot program to provide bagged foods to families in need within the Brentwood School District. Together we packed a total of 800 bags of food each containing 8 essential food items. […]


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. […]


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