VCOM-Carolinas Class of 2021 Celebrates White Coat Ceremony

The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) – Carolinas campus held a White Coat Ceremony to honor the Class of 2021 on Sunday, October 29, 2017. This rite of passage, recognizing the academic achievements of first year medical students, was held in Twichell Auditorium on the campus of nearby Converse College. VCOM faculty, family […]

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VCOM-Carolinas Welcomes the Class of 2021

Classes at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM)-Carolinas are now in session, as medical students from the Class of 2021 completed orientation on August 1. The newest class kicked off their first year with a picnic on campus to meet and greet their new classmates, as well as their families, faculty, staff and […]

VCOM-Carolinas Graduates 158 Medical Students

On Saturday, May 20, 2017, Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) – Carolinas held a Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2017, the third class to graduate from VCOM since the medical school opened in Spartanburg in 2011. A total of 158 students graduated from VCOM with the degree of Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine […]

Death After Swimming Is Extremely Rare – And Is NOT “Dry Drowning”

NEWS PROVIDED BY American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)  Jul 11, 2017, 12:42 ET WASHINGTON, July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Several recent news stories about the tragic deaths of children using incorrect terms, such as “dry drowning,” “delayed drowning,” or “secondary drowning,” have prompted the nation’s emergency physicians to reassure parents who might be alarmed if their […]

May 15, 2017 AOA Morning Brief

Leading The News Anthem Ends Pursuit Of Cigna. The Wall Street Journal (5/12, Subscription Publication) reported Anthem Inc. said Friday it would give up attempts to acquire Cigna Health, which the Journal said sets the stage for a potentially rancorous legal battle over damages that could number in the billions of dollars. Anthem continues to […]

DO Engage Updates from AOA

Opioids, physician pay, and health care cyber security, but first: a rundown of the biggest advocacy related events from AOA House of Delegates.

Meet Our Featured DO: Dr. Rebecca J. Bowers

The South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society (SCOMS) is excited to present our newest addition to the website…our Featured DO! We will update this section regularly with the stories of osteopathic physicians in the state of South Carolina. Congratulations to our first Featured DO, Dr. Rebecca J. Bowers! Name & Credentials: Rebecca J. Bowers, DO, C-NMM/OMM […]