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  • OT Students Shoot for Understanding with Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

    April 21, 2023

    Midwestern University’s Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) coordinated the successful return of the Wheelchair Basketball Tournament on the Downers Grove Campus. This year marked the first tip-off of the tournament since 2019 and provides Occupational Therapy (OT) students and other Midwestern University students with valuable insight into the lives of future clients. All proceeds from the event benefit Synergy Adaptive Athletics, a local nonprofit organization that provides recreational sports opportunities for individuals with physical disabilities in DuPage County.

    Downers Grove, IL
  • AZCOM Holds Third Annual UltraFest for Ultrasound Education

    April 06, 2023

    This spring, the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine hosted another successful UltraFest event on the Glendale Campus. Led by AZCOM’s Ultrasound Interest Group, this student-driven event is an educational ultrasound symposium where healthcare students and physicians from all over Arizona come together to further their knowledge of and appreciation for sonography.

    Glendale, AZ
  • CCOM Inducts New Members into Gold Humanism Honor Society

    March 31, 2023

    Midwestern University’s Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM) recently held a ceremony to honor 28 medical students who demonstrate the highest forms of compassion and caring. Nominated by their peers, the future doctors were selected to be a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS).

    Downers Grove, IL
  • CCOM Students Go Bald to Support Cancer Research

    March 27, 2023

    Midwestern University students, faculty members, and community residents raised more than $32,000 to battle childhood cancer as part of the annual “St. Baldrick’s Shave for a Change” fundraiser held at Ballydoyle Irish Pub in Downers Grove in March. Students from Midwestern’s Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM) organized the event where 40 people had their heads shaved in solidarity with children who are experiencing the effects of cancer treatments.

    Downers Grove, IL
  • Midwestern University Appoints Two New Members to Board of Trustees

    March 14, 2023

    Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Midwestern University, is pleased to announce that Michael M. Bond, D.O. (CCOM 1997), and Nicholas C. Zagotta, J.D., have been appointed to the University’s Board of Trustees. As the governing body of the University, the Board of Trustees works closely with the University’s Leadership Team to chart the future of Midwestern University, while upholding its values and mission to educate the next generation of healthcare professionals.

    Midwestern University
  • Midwestern University Celebrates College of Pharmacy Graduates

    March 03, 2023

    Students from the College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove celebrated the beginning of their professional careers with a commencement ceremony on Thursday, March 2, 2023. A total of 108 students received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm.D.) and will begin their professional pharmacy careers or participate in postgraduate residency programs.

    Downers Grove, IL

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