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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Departments

RVUCOM faculty and staff include a wide variety of educators who are mentors and role models for our students. They demonstrate excellence in their knowledge, medical practices, professional conduct, and dedication to the education of our students.

RVUCOM and its administration have obtained community partnerships that will ensure that clinical sites and faculty resources needed for its student’s education are available in the state of Colorado. The core clinical education of its students will be conducted under the supervision and guidance of college appointed faculty to ensure that they have the maximum opportunity to acquire the foundation of knowledge, skills and competencies they will need to be prepared and competitive for entry into any graduate medical education program.

RVUCOM faculty and administration are dedicated to ensuring that its students acquire the skills needed to become lifelong learners, have the abilities required for personal growth and maintenance of professional competency as well as the ability and desire to contribute to the growth of medical knowledge and improve medical care for their patients.

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