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TUNCOM Granted Approval to Expand Class Size by COCA

The American Osteopathic Association (AOA)'s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) granted the Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine (TUNCOM) unanimous board approval on August 26 to substantially expand its class size. The institution will continue leading the state of Nevada as its largest medical school.

“Touro’s presentation to the COCA board to expand and welcome additional students was met with resounding approval. This change in class size will increase the medical education pipeline and will have a positive impact on providing future health care providers for the entire state,” said John Dougherty, DO, Dean of TUNCOM. “Touro’s program has longstanding success in curriculum development, community partnerships, national board scores, and residency placement which played a key role in the expansion approval from the board.” Read more.