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College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific-Northwest

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.

Portrait of Paula M. Crone, DOMessage from the Dean

PAULA M. CRONE, DO

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/COMP-Northwest Magazine

Student Spotlight

COMP-NORTHWEST MEDICAL STUDENT stays busy in  classroom, COMMUNITY

Austin Kleint, a first-year medical student at COMP-Northwest, maintains his community volunteerism while serving in the school’s Student Government Association. While attending medical school in his hometown, Kleint also served as an assistant coach for Lebanon High School’s wrestling team. read more 

 

 

Faculty Spotlight

thank you for your service, Dr. Sorweide!

Dr. Derrick Sorweide returns from duty in the Middle East. Dr. Sorweide is a major in the U.S. Army Reserve, as well as an assistant professor for the COMP-Northwest Department of Family Medicine. Thank you for your service, Dr. Sorweide!

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ABOUT THE COLLEGE

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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…

COMP-POMONA

Picture of COMP-Pomona buildingThe 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…

Featured Story

Interest in Osteopathic Medical Schools Continues to Grow

For the first time in history, osteopathic medical students make up more than 25 percent of the U.S. medical student population.
Fall 2018 (first-year) student enrollment at the nation’s colleges of osteopathic medicine (COMs) increased 5.7 percent from fall 2017 first-year student enrollment, according to data released by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM).
Western University of Health Sciences osteopathic medicine programs in Pomona, California and Lebanon, Oregon reach their enrollment caps each year, so class sizes remain steady. But the increasing number of applications to both campuses reflects the growing interest in osteopathic medicine.
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Alumni Spotlight

Jenny Foti, DO Class of 2015

Jenny FotiJenny Foti, DO Class of 2015, underwent intensive dive and hyperbaric medicine training as part of her emergency medicine residency program for the United States Navy during Emergency Medicine residency program in San Diego, California. She currently serves as an Undersea Medical Officer in Seattle, Washington.

 

 

 

Clinical Faculty Links

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Events

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Willed Body Donation Program

OREGON CAMPUS

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: scarmichael@westernu.edu.

 

Keep up with more of the latest developments about COMP-Northwest by visiting our WesternU News

Giving


For information about how to support COMP-NW, please contact COMP-Northwest’s Director of Development

Andrew McNall, Ph.D. (541) 259-0273 or email:amcnall@westernu.edu.