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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
All South Carolina Licensed Physicians are required to complete CME on Prescribing and Monitoring Controlled Substances by June 30th. If you have not completed them, the following link provides several options for completing them: Controlled Substance CME
The following is a new law that will impact your practice in South Carolina. It was introduced in the House on February 22, 2017 and in the Senate on April 5, 2017. It was last amended on May 9, 2017, and passed by the General Assembly on May 10, 2017. The law became effective upon […]
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 […]
Opioids, physician pay, and health care cyber security, but first: a rundown of the biggest advocacy related events from AOA House of Delegates.
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 […]
SCOMS presents MDF stethoscopes to students at the VCOM-Carolinas White Coat Ceremony each year. The White Coat Ceremony will be held in Twichell Auditorium at Converse College in Spartanburg on Saturday, October 24 at 10:00 a.m. We look forward to this very special event!