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PCOM Community Members Honored for Commitment to Diversity

September 2, 2015

Denah Appelt, PhD, professor, bio-medical sciences; and Marsha Williams, associate director, admissions; were both honored by the National Diversity Council.

New Program Prepares Third Years for Successful Clerkships

August 21, 2015

This June, DO students in the class of 2017 received a head start on practicing their clinical skills before beginning their clerkships.

Applications Now Being Accepted for Physician Assistant Studies Program

August 4, 2015

Georgia Campus - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is pleased to announce that the Central Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA) is accepting applications for the new Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program slated to begin on campus in June 2016. If distance campus approval is obtained, 20 students will be admitted to the program.

PCOM Celebrates Graduate Programs Commencement

July 31, 2015

More than 224 students from PCOM's graduate programs received their advanced degrees on July 31.

GA-PCOM Celebrates 10 Years of Impact

July 23, 2015

Ten years ago in August, 2005, Georgia Campus - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (GA-PCOM) welcomed its first class of 75 osteopathic medical students. Today the campus is celebrating this milestone by reflecting on its impact in Gwinnett County and the state of Georgia.

Carrie Collins, JD, joins PCOM as Chief Advancement Officer

July 15, 2015

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) has announced Carrie Collins, JD will join the College as Chief Advancement Officer.

Surgery Residency First to Receive ACGME Pre-Accreditation

July 14, 2015

The Surgery Residency program, led by Dr. Arthur Sesso, is the first of PCOM's 14 residency programs to receive ACGME pre-accreditation status.

PCOM Partners with Residentialist Group to help treat high-risk elderly in Philadelphia

July 7, 2015

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) is embarking on an enterprise partnership with The Residentialist Group (TRG), a California-based management group specializing in the development and operation of house call programs.

PCOM Celebrates 124th DO Commencement Ceremony

June 9, 2015

On June 7, PCOM graduated the latest group of osteopathic physicians during its 124th ceremony.

PCOM Healthcare Centers earn national recognition for patient-centered care

June 1, 2015

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) today announced that all four Philadelphia-based healthcare centers of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine have received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships.