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PCOM Shares Pride for NOM Week


April 17, 2017

PCOM faculty, staff and students share their thoughts on why they decided to study and practice osteopathic medicine as part of National Osteopathic Medicine Week. 



From April 16-22, PCOM will join hundreds of other osteopathic medical schools across the country to celebrate National Osteopathic Medicine (NOM) Week.

NOM Week brings the osteopathic medical profession together to focus on one common goal: increasing awareness of osteopathic medicine and DOs in communities across the country. At PCOM, several events are planned throughout the week to tout the institution’s osteopathic heritage and unique approach to education and patient care.

In addition, several PCOM students and faculty have shared why they decided to study and practice osteopathic medicine, in a series of videos titled #WHYIDO. The videos will be shared throughout the week on the College’s social media channels.

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About Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Founded in 1899, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) has trained thousands of highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care—treating people, not just symptoms. PCOM operates three campuses (PCOM, PCOM Georgia and PCOM South Georgia) and offers doctoral degrees in clinical psychology, educational psychology, osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy and school psychology, and graduate degrees in applied behavior analysis, applied positive psychology, biomedical sciences, forensic medicine, medical laboratory science, mental health counseling, non profit leadership and population health management, organizational development and leadership, physician assistant studies, school psychology, and public health management and administration. PCOM students learn the importance of health promotion, research, education and service to the community. Through its community-based Healthcare Centers, PCOM provides care to medically underserved populations. For more information, visit pcom.edu or call 215-871-6100.

For more information, contact:
Daniel McCunney
Associate Director, News and Media Relations
Email: danielmc1@pcom.edu
Office: 215-871-6304 | Cell: 267-449-1360

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