Recent News


PCOM Receives National Honor for Excellence in Diversity

September 15, 2015

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) received the 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.


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.


PCOM Celebrates Graduate Programs Commencement

July 31, 2015

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


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.


PCOM Community Touts Scientific Advances at Research Day

May 22, 2015

The research community is largely a collaborative one; each study helps to build toward a new and better understanding of the world around us.