Recent News


Library Celebrates Milestone

October 22, 2015

The PCOM Library celebrated a major milestone this fall, as it celebrated five years and more than 500,000 downloads of theses, dissertations, faculty articles, posters, notes on PCOM history and more through the DigitalCommons@PCOM.


Founder's Day

October 21, 2015

The annual observance of Founders' Day honors the founders of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine: Oscar John Snyder, DO, and Mason Wiley Pressly, DO.


New OB/GYN Chair Named

October 21, 2015

Joanne Kakaty-Monzo, DO '97, was recently named academic chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology for the Philadelphia and GA-PCOM campuses.


Community Celebrates HEED Win

October 16, 2015

Lenore Pearlstein, publisher of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, recently presented PCOM with the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.


Students Celebrate Health Care Fields

October 13, 2015

The second week in October marked two causes for celebration for many of PCOM's students: Primary Care Week and Physician Assistant Week.


A Day of Quidditch for a Magical Cause

October 12, 2015

While planning one of their service events, students from the Georgia Campus - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (GA-PCOM) chapter of Sigma Sigma Phi, a national honorary osteopathic service fraternity, searched for a unique way to make a difference.


Bringing Hope and Care to Ukrainians

October 7, 2015

For decades, Zenia Chernyk, DO'77, has been a remarkably efficient advocate for Ukrainian children with specialized healthcare needs.


DO Class of 2019 Receives White Coats

October 6, 2015

On Saturday, Oct. 3, 283 first-year osteopathic medical students took their first step toward becoming physicians during PCOM’s White Coat Ceremony.


In the News - October 2015

October 3, 2015

Recent news articles featuring Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty, students and events:


Helping Victims of Human Trafficking in India

October 1, 2015

When Winson T. George, PhD, DO '09, was growing up in Bombay, India, he knew nothing of the city's lurid red light district, located about eight miles from his childhood home.