The donated blood will go to local hospitals in need amid a blood shortage in New York.
New York Medical College’s (NYMC) Donate Life Club saw an impressive turnout at the first blood drive of the academic year on October 14, with the highest amount of donations since 2017. Dozens of students filed into the Willner Atrium Lobby in the Medical Education Center to donate blood, doubling the total of the last drive during a time of great need.
Unique Focus on Health and Healthcare will Offer Training for Careers in Medical and Behavioral Health Settings
Dr. Joanna Pessolano to Take on New Student Affairs Role and Dr. Dominique Malacarne Pape to Become Clerkship Director
How to Protect Your Devices and Data While Working Remotely
Graduate Who Climbed the Ranks at Top Real Estate Investment Company Showcases Skills Learned at Touro that Helped Him Advance His Career
NYMC and TCUS presented the latest in possible treatments for the virus along with discussions regarding vaccine and mask mandates.
NYMC Center of Excellence in Precision Responses to Bioterrorism and Disasters Receives $250,000 in Funding
The funding will support the Center’s emergency preparedness training and expand the facilities.
Department Spotlight: The Office of Student Financial Planning Uses Decades of Experience to Help NYMC Students
The Office of Student Financial Planning uses their vast knowledge of financial decision making to help students make the best choices for their financial future.
The group’s officers look to make their return to campus memorable
Ask the big questions. Be part of important conversations. Touro sponsors the Forum on Life, Culture & Society (FOLCS) which uses the arts as a catalyst for conversation and as a tool to re-examine the status quo, so we can develop ideas and together help build a better world. Join us!
October 29, 2021 10:45am 1:30pm ET
Faculty Development Workshop: Pooja Agarwal
Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning
November 1, 2021 7:30am November 30, 2021 6:00pm ET
Smiles for Veterans
Touro College of Dental Medicine
November 2, 2021 12:00pm 1:00pm ET
Graduate School of Social Work Information Session (Online)
Graduate School of Social Work
November 7, 2021 1:00pm 4:00pm ET
Lander College for Men Open House
Lander College for Men
Congrats to Nakpane Nbohn, a School of Health Sciences Maimonides Award winner, representing the Nursing program. Nbohn received this award for excellence in clinical skills and for continuously providing nurturing patient care. “My passion for nursing started when my younger brother got sick, and I was responsible for all of his care at home. Through this life-changing experience, I was exposed to different types of healthcare professionals and nurses specifically captivated my attention because they play a crucial role in every patient's recovery process. After deciding to enlist in the U.S. Navy, I was deployed with the USN Mercy ship where I worked alongside nurses, who inspired me with their work ethic and their professionalism. It was because of these reasons that I decided to become a nurse and this Maimonides Award serves as a reminder of why I’m excited to move forward in this growing field. My dream career is to become a research nurse while currently, I’m an Ensign (O-1) in the Navy and just started my nursing residency program at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, California.”
As we continue to celebrate 50 years of Touro, our faculty, students, staff, and alums share their thoughts, favorite moments, and more. #touro50 #tourocollege #wearetouro
Is med school in your future? Don’t miss this important presentation from @jowma_org! Three Touro Lander College of Arts & Sciences (LAS) alums share their personal experiences and top tips. Posted @withregram • @jowma_org Attention pre-med students! Part 2 of medical school interview tips is coming soon! On November 7, join to learn more on how to best prepare for interviews with medical school graduates/current students! Free for Jowma members, $10 for non-members. #premedstudent #jowma #interviewtips #womeninmedicine #jowmapremed
#FBF, 1973: A class is held at 30 West 44th Street, Touro's first home. Fun fact, it was originally built in 1901 as the Yale Club. #touro50 #wearetouro #tourocollege
Congrats to Daniel Paterson on receiving the Maimonides Award from the School of Health Sciences of Touro College! Paterson, who represents the occupational therapy program, received this award for consistently demonstrating compassion, curiosity, integrity and resilience. He held formal student leadership positions while at Touro, and volunteers regularly for additional service and activities. “My passion for the occupational therapy (OT) field grew from my own personal experiences. I was born with Spina Bifida and I had OT from an early age to overcome many challenges. I have some physical limitations and I understand exactly what it’s like to struggle to adapt to physical limitations. I hope to serve as a role model to help children and adolescents overcome challenges and accomplish their vital goals. Receiving this Maimonides Award solidifies my career choice.”
Congrats to our Maimonides Award winner Cailin Petersen of the occupational therapy (OT) program at the School of Health Sciences, who was recognized for her excellent interpersonal communication and leadership skills. Petersen also served in student government and was president of both the Student OT Association and Alpha Pi, the OT Honor Society. “I was drawn to occupational therapy (OT) because of its holistic approach to the human body, enabling us as practitioners to truly make a difference in people’s lives. I’m so proud to be a part of a profession that can aid patients in seeing the light at the end of the tunnel by offering them a plan and assisting them as they move forward to improving their-quality of life. I have also always loved working with children so for me, my dream career would be working at a private practice in a sensory gym.”
Congrats to School of Health Sciences Maimonides Award winner Bhoomi Patel! Patel, a student in the physical therapy program, was selected for continuously seeking ongoing learning opportunities and serving as an engaged presence in classroom discussions. She was noted for placing patients’ needs above self-interest and for striving to learn and grow as a professional. “My passion for physical therapy comes from witnessing my grandpa’s rehabilitation journey, after he had a stroke when I was a teenager. Seeing him take vital steps towards recovery inspired me to join this profession and there is also great personal reward and joy in knowing that I had a key role in improving a patient’s quality of life. My dream career is to be an Acute Care Physical Therapist, and receiving this Maimonides Award is just the first step towards achieving excellence in the healthcare field.”
Touro on Twitter
Alum spotlight! Touro Lander College of Arts & Sciences (LAS) alum Miriam Abraham Zaltz talks about her rise in the…
Innovative new partnership between @CarverBankNYC and @tourogsb offers Carver employees an opportunity to participa…
Studying in Israel? See how you can earn your bachelor's degree by combining in-person classes at Touro College Isr…
Artwork by Faina Abdrakhmanova, Lander College of Arts & Sciences '16