Student Spotlight

Katie Rose-Borcherding, OMS II

Class of 2018

  • Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
  • Undergraduate Studies: Physiology (Seattle Pacific University)
  • Clubs and Activities: Pediatrics Club, Osteopathic Club, and Global Medicine Honors Track

Why did you choose RVU? After my interview day at RVU, I knew that if I was accepted I would choose RVU over any other school....
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Faculty Spotlight

Christopher Unrein, DO, FACOI, FACP, CMD


Professor of Internal Medicine, Chief Academic Officer of Rocky Mountain OPTI, Medical Director of Rocky Vista Health Center

  • Hometown: Denver, CO, born and raised - a rare find of a nearly extinct species: a native Coloradoan!
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelors of Arts in Biology (University of Colorado Denver)
  • Graduate Studies: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery; Internal Medicine residency at Mountainside Hospital (Montclair, NJ)

What class do you teach? I teach some cardiovascular disease and EKG interpretations, hepatitis and infectious diarrhea, genitourinary infections,...
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Student Government

College of Osteopathic Medicine Student Government Association (SGA)

The College of Osteopathic Medicine Student Government Association (SGA) is the official governing body for all osteopathic medical students. The meetings are open to all students in the college, and SGA welcomes proposals and participation from the entire student body.

Responsibilities of the SGA include collecting and expressing student opinion, acting as a liaison for the student body to the administration, promoting osteopathic medicine, supporting organization and class activities, and working to improve the quality of life for all students at RVUCOM.

SGA Officers include President (must be OMS-II), Vice President for Operations, Vice President for Student Welfare, Honor Code President, Secretary and Treasurer. All class Presidents also serve as voting members of SGA.


Class Officers

Each class will elect a class President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Curriculum Representative, Historian, and Tutor Representative during the first month (new students) or the preceding spring (returning students) of the academic year. The officers elected for the OMS-III class shall serve as the officers for the class during the OMS-III and OMS-IV years and will be elected during last month of the OMS-II academic year.