Student Spotlight

Rasa Rafie, OMS II

Class of 2022

  • Hometown: San Diego, California
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Cell Molecular Biology (Graduate Studies: Master of Science degree in Global Medicine)
  • Clubs and Activities: Lead Peer Mentor, Member of the Global Medicine Track, Member of the Days of Diversity Committee

Why did you choose RVUCOM? Feeling a sense of community in my medical school was really important to me. I attended a Meet and...
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Faculty Spotlight

Mark Wardle, DO, FAAFP

Director of Medical Spanish Elective on the Southern Utah Campus
Co-Director of the Global Medicine Track on the Southern Utah Campus
Assistant Professor of Primary Care Medicine

  • Hometown: Tracy, California
  • Undergraduate Studies: Zoology and Pre-Med at Brigham Young University
  • Graduate Studies: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in California; Family Medicine Residency in Utah Valley; and Rural Medicine and Faculty Development Fellowship.

What classes do you teach? I teach in both years of Primary Care Medicine, am the Director of the...
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Alumni Association

AlumniLogo_TransparentThe Rocky Vista Alumni Association is a non-profit 501(c)(3) entity that was established in 2012. It currently has over 400 members across the country.

The Alumni Association provides RVU graduates with an active and united organization, dedicated to the advancement of osteopathic medical education and related health and biomedical sciences. It achieves this through seminars and Graduate Medical Education.

The Association members mentor students, interview prospective applicants, network, and recognize distinguished alumni. It identifies sources of—and educates the public on the need for—clinical externships, internships, and residency programs for RVU students and graduates.

Also, the Alumni Association offers scholarships to incoming students every year, which is based on the students’ commitment to service.

For more information about the Alumni Association, contact alumni@rvu.edu or jrosenthal@rvu.edu.


To join the Alumni Association:

For your 3 years of residency, you will receive a special discounted rate of only $25 per year. Everyone is encouraged to pay for all 3 years prior to graduation. After the 3 years, dues will increase to $50 per year. You can also become a Lifetime Member for $1000.

Membership Fees



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