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Patience A. Mason, MEd, First-Generation Spotlight

December 1, 2023

Patience Mason is the Chief Student Affairs Officer for PCOM, overseeing student activities for more than 2,800 students.

'It's Not Common to See Us': Paving the Way Is Bittersweet

October 11, 2023

PCOM's Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) fosters an environment of inclusivity and aims to increase the number of Hispanic and Latino medical students.

From Undocumented Immigrant to Medical Student

October 9, 2023

Mauricio Soto (DO '27) is excited to give back to the South Georgia community that helped him get to medical school.

'Embracing Your Whole Self': Reflections on Latino Representation

October 6, 2023

Renata Brito-Cherrin (PsyD '28) shares how she didn't really start to thrive until she was able to accept every part of her identity.

'I’ll Be the Doctor They Said I’d Never Become'

September 27, 2023

Joyce Daniel Suarez (DO '26) is proving his doubters wrong by pursuing a career in orthopedic surgery at PCOM.

Brothers and Sisters Orgs Educate Local Communities

April 24, 2023

Two student organizations aim to connect PCOM South Georgia with nearby communities and educate locals on health concerns.

PCOM Students Attend Evening With Healthcare Executives

December 13, 2022

Carlo Comia (DO '24) and members of Aspiring Physician Executives (APEx) organized "Evening with Executives", a networking event for future healthcare leaders.

PCOM Student Co-Curates Exhibit at the African American Museum in Philadelphia

December 2, 2022

Drawing from her own experience, Janita Aidonia Matoke (DO '26) helped showcase the challenges Black students face while in pursuit of a healthcare career.