COMP-Northwest will continue the traditions started by COMP in 1977. We will train physicians for our future that will be capable of marshalling in a new era of medicine. Our students will become the health care leaders of tomorrow, utilizing the knowledge and technology available today to practice from the Pacific Northwest to all corners of the globe with purpose, passion and skill.
COMP-Northwest is the second medical school campus of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (COMP), which is the medical school of WesternU. COMP-NW operates from a 55,000-square-foot Medical Education and Research Building. More…
The College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (COMP) supports Western University of Health Sciences in its mission to increase the availability of Physicians to serve the needs of the people living in the western region of the United States. More…
For information about how to support COMP-NW, please contact COMP-Northwest’s Associate Director of Development Kim Ketcham (541) 259-0666 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
More and more people are making arrangements to donate their bodies each year to medical education after death. The gift this offers to humankind is immeasurable and is deemed “priceless” to our future doctors and researchers who through the hands-on experience gain knowledge that cannot be acquired by any other means. For more information please contact Steven H. Carmichael, Director, Willed Body Donation Program (541) 259-0256 or email: email@example.com.
The History of Osteopathic Medicine Ethan Allen, DO Lecture
Osteopathic Medicine mourns the loss of a Pioneer, Viola Frymann, DO
COMP-Northwest Welcomes Dr. Robin (Rob) Richardson, COMP Alum ’86
Dr. Richardson joins us at COMP-Northwest as a member of the Samaritan Health Services clinical education group and comes to us with 30 years of experience.
After graduating from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (class 1986), he completed his residency at Eastmoreland Hospital where he also served as Chief of Staff. He currently serves as the Board Chair of FamilyCare Health Plans.
Dr. Richardson has been working with the students of COMP and WesternU for many years. He has been a preceptor and mentor to countless students, some of whom have returned to the college in leadership positions. In his new role, Dr. Richardson will help develop pre-clinical shadow experiences as well as clinical rotation opportunities for our students.
Meet first-year med student Morgan Florek
While Lebanon schools are hosting their first classes next week, students at COMP-Northwest are already in the midst of studying. Morgan Florek, formerly Wimmer, a 2010 Lebanon High School graduate is in her third week of studies at COMP-Northwest. Read more
Janice Blumer, DO -COMP Class of 1991 is the 2015 recipient of the COMP Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching and Education
This award recognizes a faculty member from COMP’s Pomona and Lebanon campuses for excellence in teaching, contributions to the educational mission of COMP/University, demonstrated concern for students’ learning, and a commitment to high standards of professional life. Faculty members can self-nominate or nominate a colleague. Award recipient will receive a medallion and $500 cash award. The award will be presented during a special recognition ceremony and banquet, and the recipient’s name added to a cumulative plaque and inducted into the COMP Hall of Fame.
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100 COMP-Northwest students embraced by Lebanon are now new doctors
In 2011, very few days passed when Mayor Ken Toomb could not be found sitting in his car near Mullins Drive, watching progress on a $20 million, 55,000-square-foot building that would soon house the WesternU COMP-Northwest medical school. Friday morning, former Mayor Toomb was among more than 2,000 people who attended the medical school’s inaugural commencement ceremony in a massive tent on the north side of what is now the Samaritan Health Sciences Campus…read more