The College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific is staffed by an outstanding group of health care professionals and support staff. Our daily efforts create the end product of our service: Technically Competent, Culturally Sensitive, Professional and Compassionate Physicians.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…
The College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (COMP), was established in 1977 as a direct and important response to a critical shortage of primary care physicians in the western United States. More…
Wyman, a second-year student in Western University of Health Sciences’ College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, and a 2012 Master of Science in Medical Sciences graduate, realized there were few resources available for children with PH. Inspired to communicate to kids about this condition, Wyman created an animated series about the potentially deadly disease and fittingly called it “Lips Painted Blue.” It’s aimed at giving children and teens with pulmonary hypertension a tool to better relate to and understand the disease. Read more
OPSC Lifetime Achievement Award
The Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California (OPSC) held their 54th Annual Convention in San Diego from February 4th through the 8th. At a black tie event on Saturday evening, Alan Cundari, DO, MSHPE was honored by being presented a Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition, Dr. David Connett concluded his term as the President of the OPSC and passed the gavel to Dr. John Kowalcyzk. Dr. Brian Loveless was installed as the new Vice President of the OPSC. Congratulations to Dr. Cundari, Dr. Connett and Dr. Loveless for your service to the College and the Osteopathic Community.
Study published in this month’s Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA).
OMT Use in the Emergency Department: A Retrospective Medical Record Review – Brian Ault, MS, DO; David Levy, DO. Various reports in the literature suggest limited use of osteopathic manipulative treatment among osteopathic physicians. In this study, the authors assess osteopathic manipulative treatment use in an emergency departmentClick on journal image for more information.
Abbas Naqvi this month’s Student D.O. of the Month!
Congratulations to COMP student Abbas Naqvi who was named SDOM by his classmates, “Abbas always puts others before himself. As president of PCHAT, he has begun making changes to include more student involvement in the monthly clinics. As one of the coordinators for Musical Mondays, he has created a new tradition at WesternU that has brought together several colleges. Abbas is an excellent representative of our university to others.”