Bird Represents the South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society as Student Trustee

 Spartanburg, S.C. — Ashley Bird, a second-year medical student at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM-Carolinas) in Spartanburg, S.C., serves as a student trustee for the South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society (SCOMS). SCOMS is dedicated to improving  and promoting public health in the state of South Carolina by the advancement of the science and […]

AACOM President Stephen Shannon, D.O.  explains osteopathy in ‘U.S. News and World Report’ article

UNE College of Osteopathic Medicine graduate Stephen C. Shannon, D.O. ’86, M.P.H., president of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, was interviewed for a November 9 U.S. News & World Report article titled “What’s It Mean if My Doctor Is a DO?” in which he was extensively quoted. The article recounts the history of the […]

Whaley Named Executive Director of South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society

Spartanburg, S.C. – Tammy E. Whaley has been named executive director for the South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society (SCOMS). In her role as executive director, Whaley will promote awareness of osteopathic medicine and the growth of osteopathic physicians in South Carolina. She will serve as an advocate for osteopathic physicians keeping them apprised of relevant […]

Dr. Jonathan Sharrett: From Humble Beginnings to Radiation Oncology Residency

  Dr. Jonathan Sharrett is a 2015 VCOM-Carolinas – Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine graduate and a military veteran. Dr. Sharrett is currently in his Radiation Oncology Residency Program at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Here he shares a truly inspirational story of his journey from humble beginnings to pursuing his dream of becoming an […]

Bowers Elected to Serve as President of the South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society

Spartanburg, S.C. – Rebecca J. Bowers, DO, C-NMM/OMM, was elected to serve as president of the South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society (SCOMS) for 2018-2019. Dr. Bowers is an assistant professor of osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM) at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM – Carolinas) in Spartanburg and she has a private practice in Greenville, […]

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 […]