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.... refer to our medical schools as appreviations like NYCOM, CCOM, DCOM, KCUMB, when the allopathic world doesn't even do this? Not only do we worry about the DO title, but we love using a bunch of letters to refer to our schools. I guess it is easier when talking about the school rather than giving the full name.
 

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.... refer to our medical schools as appreviations like NYCOM, CCOM, DCOM, KCUMB, when the allopathic world doesn't even do this? Not only do we worry about the DO title, but we love using a bunch of letters to refer to our schools. I guess it is easier when talking about the school rather than giving the full name.

Hmm AECOM and NYMC -allo schools...I guess it is just to make the life easy :)
 

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:eek: Calm down there. What about DMU? Did you notice that the abreviations are for the colleges of osteopathic medicine within the universities? Pick any allo program and there will be a SOM or COM at the end of it. Nothing special here.
 
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you know its funny cuz at my CCOM interview..i pronounced it as "C-COM" and they corrected me saying it is "C-C-O-M" :p i have a friend who interviewed at PCOM and they corrected her as well saying it is "P-C-O-M" not "P-COM". oh well..i still cant bring myself to say C-C-O-M because i've been saying C-COM for so long :p

...random info, i know!
 

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nyu med
ucsf som
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ucla som
 

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you know its funny cuz at my CCOM interview..i pronounced it as "C-COM" and they corrected me saying it is "C-C-O-M" :p i have a friend who interviewed at PCOM and they corrected her as well saying it is "P-C-O-M" not "P-COM". oh well..i still cant bring myself to say C-C-O-M because i've been saying C-COM for so long :p

...random info, i know!

:laugh: I guess we think alike. That's how I've been pronouncing the abbreviations, too. I've heard others enunciating all the letters, and I resist doing so because it's just more work. :p :D
 
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