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Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM) Hosts Michigan HOSA Visit Day


Students and teachers look forward to the day every year, with some schools traveling from more than 100 miles away. “HOSA is grateful for the MSUCOM partnership and the unique opportunities their students and staff provide our members,” said Mark Burley, Michigan HOSA Director. The day started with a welcome from Burley and Anne Snyder, MSUCOM Admissions Counselor. Second year MSUCOM students Matt Epelman and Sara Papple then led the room through a presentation on the history of osteopathic medicine.


The second rotation seemed to be a favorite among the students, including an Anatomy


“The HOSA-MSU/COM Day is an invaluable experience for HOSA members interested in medicine. It broadens their awareness of osteopathic medicine and impresses upon them the effort it takes to achieve their medical ambitions,” said Burley. “On several accounts I’ve heard members say that they hadn’t considered MSU as a university option because of its size. After a few hours on campus they’re soon convinced MSU is the only option. They love it!”

HOSA is a student organization on a mission to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all health science education students, therefore, helping the student meet the needs of the health care community.

Michigan HOSA is a program of the Michigan Health Council, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a culture of health with health professionals at the heart of the delivery system.

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