PCOM Faculty and Students in the News | December 2019
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PCOM in the News 
December 2019

December 23, 2019

View local, regional and national stories featuring PCOM faculty, staff, students and events for the month of December 2019.

December 19, 2019 | The Notebook (Philadelphia Public School)
PCOM joined other higher education institutions in the area in issuing a letter of support pledging assistance with curriculum and program development for the proposed High School of Health Sciences Leadership Charter School (HS2L).

December 12-18, 2019 | The Philadelphia Inquirer (Online); The Philadelphia Daily News
PCOM and other local and national medical schools report data showing female students now outnumber male students.

December 17, 2019 | American Academy of PAs
Zach Murphy (MS/PA '20) shares his online educational video series titled “Ninja Nerd Science.”

December 16, 2019 | Washington Insider (AACOM)
PCOM welcomed Rep. Dwight Evans to campus for a panel discussion on the need for more personnel
and funding in the primary care fields.

December 5-12, 2019 | The Philadelphia Inquirer (Online); Inside OME (AACOM)
PCOM’s pediatrics club hosted Delaware County Girl Scouts Troop 57119 on campus to act as pediatric standardized patients.

December 10, 2019 | The Healthy
Eric Polan, DO ’07, assistant professor, internal medicine, discussed symptoms associated with hyperthyroidism.

December 5, 2019 | Cairn University
PCOM and Cairn University partner on a streamlined way for Cairn students to pursue their graduate studies in pharmaceuticals, biomedical science and forensics at PCOM.

December 1, 2019 | The Philadelphia Inquirer (Online)
Richard Allen, PsyD, assistant professor, school psychology, discussed opioid-related foster-care admissions.

December 2019 | Insight into Diversity
PCOM was named a recipient of the 2019 Insight into Diversity Magazine’s Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.

December 2019 | AOA
Peter Bidey, DO ’08, discusses the flu vaccine and staying healthy during flu season.

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