GA-PCOM Wins Regional IMPACT Award | May 2017 News
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GA-PCOM Wins Regional IMPACT Award

May 11, 2017

GA-PCOM was recognized with an IMPACT Award from the Gwinnett County of Commerce as the leading organization in education.

The Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce recently recognized Georgia Campus – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine as the leading organization in the Education Category at the IMPACT Regional Business Awards luncheon.

“We are humbled and honored to be recognized by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce with this award," Chief Campus Officer Bryan Ginn said. "Our annual economic impact of more than $110 million in Georgia, our students’ 9,000 hours of volunteerism each year, and, most importantly, our efforts to educate and train healthcare providers for the future make a proven impact in our community and across the region.”

Held on May 10 at the Infinite Energy Forum, the IMPACT Business Awards program pays tribute to premier organizations in top industries that are driving economic development and job creation, while enhancing the community’s quality of life. From more than 500 nominations, 125 finalist companies across nine industry categories were recognized.

“The winners of the IMPACT Awards represent the creativity, determination and engagement of our business community,” said Dr. Dan Kaufman, president & CEO of the Gwinnett Chamber. “These risk-takers and innovators are the ones laying the foundation for a bright future of opportunity that we all enjoy.”

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Established in 2005, PCOM Georgia is a branch campus of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), a private, not-for-profit, accredited institution of higher education with a storied 125-year history dedicated to the healthcare professions. Located in Suwanee (Gwinnett County), PCOM Georgia offers doctoral degrees in osteopathic medicine, pharmacy and physical therapy. Graduate degrees are offered in biomedical sciences, medical laboratory science and physician assistant studies. The campus joins PCOM South Georgia in Moultrie in helping to meet the healthcare needs of the state. Emphasizing "a whole person" approach to care, PCOM Georgia focuses on educational excellence, interprofessional education and service to the community. For more information, visit or call 678-225-7500. The campus is also home to the Georgia Osteopathic Care Center, an osteopathic manipulative medicine clinic, which is open to the public by appointment. For more information, visit

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