VCOM-Carolinas has formed an Inter Professional Education (IPE) collaboration in partnership with USC-Upstate Mary Black College of Nursing, Presbyterian College’s School of Pharmacy, and Wingate University School of Pharmacy, to give students an opportunity to learn a critical lesson necessary for providing life-saving care: teamwork.
Jessica Muller received the Medical Writer Certified (MWC) credential on June 15, 2022. Developed by the American Medical Writers Association and the Medical Writing Certification Committee, the MWC credentialing program is a rigorous, exam-based professional certification. Professionals who hold this credential have demonstrated their understanding of medical writing core competencies.
The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) will partner with the United States Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) to support bringing much-needed medical care to populations in remote areas and in areas of most need in the Latin American and Caribbean regions.
The College’s state-of-the-art Simulation Center receives an upgrade which will help carry out its mission to serve medically underserved populations.
Representatives from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) this week presented a Community Hero award to the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) for its continued efforts to make lifesaving COVID-19 vaccines available in communities throughout the Upstate, especially in rural and underserved areas.
In September 2020, the Virginia Department of Health reported that drug overdoses in Southwest Virginia were up 11% since the start of 2020. The Class of 2024 at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-Virginia campus took this information and chose to make a difference by committing to a goal of 100% participation of their class in naloxone training.
Lin Kang, PhD, and Pawel Michalak, PhD, both from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (VCOM) Louisiana campus in Monroe, LA, recently published their research about the evolution of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in “Cell,” in conjunction with their colleagues from Virginia Tech. SARS-CoV-2 is responsible for the COVID-19 outbreak.
Congratulations to Fumi Adesanya, Class of 2022, OMS-IV on receiving the Visiting Electives Program for Students Underrepresented in Medicine (VEPSUM) Fellowship! Student Doctor Adesanya will be participating in a physical medicine and rehabilitation rotation at Mount Sinai Health System.
The 2021 Virtual SNMA Annual Medical Education Conference (AMEC) was from April 1st – April 4th. At this convention, Jeanne Nwagwu, MBS continued in the position of Region VI Director. At the 2021 AMEC, medical students and professionals attended a wide range of educational and networking events. It is consistently the largest gathering of underrepresented minority medical students at any time of the year in any place in the nation.