Earlier this year, the nonprofit Mental Health America found that Idaho had the third-highest rate of mental illness and substance abuse in the country and ranked 39th for its access to mental health care.
he state is struggling to keep up with the community’s medical needs and the rest of the country, ranking 49th in the number of physicians and 46th in the number of primary care physicians.
A doctor and associate dean with a San Antonio medical school was chosen to lead Idaho’s medical school in Meridian, which opened last year. After a nationwide search, the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine board named Dr. Thomas Mohr as dean and chief academic advisor, effective Oct. 21. Mohr will replace founding dean Dr. Robert Hasty, who left earlier this year to help open the Kansas Health Science Center.
Idaho’s first medical school has a new leader. Thomas Mohr, D.O., has been named chief academic officer and dean of the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine, the college announced Aug. 7. Dr. Mohr succeeds Dr. Robert Hasty, a doctor of osteopathy, who left the school in June to be the founding dean and chief academic officer of a new osteopathic medical school in Kansas.
The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine has named Chet Burrell as the new board of trustees chairman, the school announced Wednesday.
Bakir Dzananovic, a doctor in training in Meridian, is leading a medical trip to Haiti this summer with a small group of fellow student-doctors.
The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine has named Chet Burrell at the new board of trustees chairman, the school announced Wednesday. Burrell has served as a member of the board since 2016.
Idaho’s first medical school wrapped up its inaugural year last week, with a class of 162 students. The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine opened in Meridian last year with a goal of filling the doctor shortage in Idaho.
Lewis-Clark State College has entered into an agreement with the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine that provides qualified students a chance to attend the only medical school in Idaho.
The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) is today's school of honor for Kevin's "Promote Our Schools - Secure Our Future" live broadcast on Friday, May 31, 2019.