The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, also known as PCOM, is one of the oldest osteopathic medical schools located in Pennsylvania, Atlanta, Georgia. It was established on January 24, 1899 as Philadelphia College and Infirmary of Osteopathy (PCIO). It was renamed to its present name in 1967. PCOM offers graduate-level training and programs in diverse areas of study.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine boasts an active student life. The campus hosts several student clubs and organizations. Some of the important organizations include American College of Osteopathic Family, Anesthesiology Club, Medical Students for Choice, and Internal Medicine Club. Many students of PCOM have gone on to become famous. Some of them include Lt. General Ronald R. Blanck, Surgeon General of the United States Army; Ira W. Drew, member of the 75th Congress; and John (Jack), team doctor for the Philadelphia 76ers.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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