Student Spotlight

Mikenzie Sturdevant, OMS I

Class of 2022

  • Hometown: Riverton, WY
  • Undergraduate Studies: Animal Science
  • Clubs and Activities: Pre-SOMA liaison for the SOMA chapter on the Southern Utah Campus. Member of SOSA, MSAUP and ACOEP.

Why did you choose RVUCOM? I chose RVUCOM because of their competitive statistics for the boards and the opportunity to be involved in the...
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Faculty Spotlight

David R. Crimin, DO, CMD

Assistant Professor of Primary Care

  • Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
  • Undergraduate Studies: Weber State College, Ogden, UT.
  • Graduate Studies: Medical School: Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA. Internship at Doctors Hospital Medical Center in Colorado Springs, CO and Residency at Colorado Springs Osteopathic Foundation and Family Medicine Center. I spent nearly 27 years in a Rural Family Medicine, hospital and ED practice in Richfield, UT.

What do you like most about teaching at RVUCOM? I brag that I have the best of two worlds: teaching...
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Graduate Medical Education & RMOPTI

optiThere is a looming shortage of primary care physicians in Colorado and the Mountain West Region. Rocky Mountain Osteopathic Postgraduate Training Institution (RMOPTI) is dedicated to the development and support of new and existing osteopathic postgraduate training programs. RMOPTI strives to identify new opportunities for graduate medical education and to assist in the creation of those new programs. Once the programs are up and running, RMOPTI continues to work with member institutions to provide academic support and oversight as well as continuous quality improvement.

The goal of RMOPTI is to expand opportunities for osteopathic postgraduate trainees in the Mountain West Region and to ensure the highest quality of training in existing programs.

To learn more about GME and RMOPTI, click here:

Graduate Medical Education and RMOPTI website