Student Spotlight

Jacob Egget, OMS II

Class of 2021

  • Hometown: Highlands Ranch, Colorado
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience and Integrative Physiology from University of Colorado - Boulder.
  • Clubs and Activities: Honor Code President for the Student Government Association, National Liaison Officer for SOSA, and future OPP Fellow.

What are your medical interests? I think surgery is amazing, especially orthopedics. The fact that we can “cut to cure” blows my mind. I...
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Faculty Spotlight

Joel Roberts, MD

Instructor of Physiology

  • Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry
  • Graduate Studies: Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Internal Medicine Internship at Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver.

What do you do in your spare time? I play racquetball, make pizzas, and watch football. What advice do...
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Student Spotlight

Matt McMaster, OMS II

Class of 2021

What are your medical interests?
Internal medicine. Maybe hematology-oncology, but I haven’t decided just yet.

What do you appreciate most about Colorado and the local area?
The skiing and hiking can’t be beat.

What is a fun fact about you?
I lived in Holland for three years.

What are your plans after RVUCOM?
Matching into a residency program!

Why did you opt for osteopathic medicine?
I wanted a broad introduction to medicine to prepare me for the rest of my career.

Why did you decide to pursue a career in medicine?
I couldn’t imagine myself doing anything else.

What advice do you have for prospective students?
Pick a school that you can see yourself being happy at. Everything else will fall into place.

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