COMP-Northwest will continue the traditions started by COMP in 1977. We will train physicians for our future that will be capable of marshalling in a new era of medicine. Our students will become the health care leaders of tomorrow, utilizing the knowledge and technology available today to practice from the Pacific Northwest to all corners of the globe with purpose, passion and skill.

Portrait of Paula M. Crone, DOMessage from the Dean

PAULA M. CRONE, DO

COMP-Northwest will continue the traditions started by COMP in 1977. We will train physicians for our future that will be capable of marshalling in a new era of medicine. Our students will become the health care leaders of tomorrow, utilizing the knowledge and technology available today to practice from the Pacific Northwest to all corners of the globe with purpose, passion and skill.

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WE EMBRACE Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Western University of Health Sciences’ College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and COMP-Northwest have taken a multi-tiered approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), evaluating and modifying curriculum, recruitment, leadership development, fundraising and research. COMP established an Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), and the College’s curriculum is proactively being reviewed to examine implicit bias, explore social determinants of health outcomes and empower future physicians to be effective advocates for their patients. COMP’s DEI Council, comprised of faculty, staff and students, provides oversight and influence in all curriculum, culture and processes for the College. This DEI effort is two-pronged. Learn more

Student Spotlight

Congratulations Student Doctor Rachdi, DONW 2021

It is with great pleasure we announce that Omar Rachdi, DO 2021, has been awarded WesternU COMP-Northwest Student DO of the Year. Below is a sample of the nomination comments from WesternU COMP-Northwest: It is with great pleasure to nominate student doctor Omar Rachdi, OMS IV for Student Doctor of the Year. Omar stepped up when his class needed him most. In the early part of the pandemic, Omar worked with the American Academy of Neurology to help create a virtual neurology experience for his peers. More…

Faculty Spotlight

Dr. DERRICK Sorweide – GOVERNOR OF ACOFP

  • Congratulations to Derrick Sorweide who was sworn in as Governor of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians. Dr. Sorweide joins Dr. David Connett on the board. The American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians represents approximately 22,000 family physicians nationwide.

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ABOUT THE COLLEGE

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COMP-Northwest is the second medical school campus of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (COMP), which is the medical school of WesternU. COMP-NW operates from a ­55,000-square-foot Medical Education and Research Building. More…

COMP-POMONA

Picture of COMP-Pomona buildingThe College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (COMP) supports Western University of Health Sciences in its mission to increase the availability of Physicians to serve the needs of the people living in the western region of the United States. More…

Alumni Spotlight

a match made at comp-northwest

Tom Stocklin-Enright, DO, CAQSM graduated COMP-NW in 2016 and completed residency in Wilmington, NC with his wife Dr. Alyssa Horne, COMP-NW ‘17. Following completion of residency in Family Medicine he matched into Sports Medicine fellowship at Duke University. During residency he found plenty of time to surf and enjoy the beach with Alyssa. They also found time to take some memorable trips to BC and Ireland. Following fellowship Tom began practice in Toledo, OH while Alyssa completed her training. He is currently in the process of joining the Kaiser Permanente team in Vancouver, WA.

Alyssa Horne, DO  graduated COMP-NW in 2017 and completed her Family Medicine residency in Wilmington, NC. Following residency she matched into Sports Medicine at the University of Toledo. While in residency Alyssa was the chief resident and helped provide access to fresh, healthy foods to the pediatric patients in the practice as part of her residency research project. This is still making a huge difference in the community. She was also a stellar sand volleyball player and had some memorable league wins during residency. She is finishing her fellowship and is excited to move back to the Northwest where she is currently interviewing for a position.

Willed Body Donation Program

OREGON CAMPUS

More and more people are making arrangements to donate their bodies each year to medical education after death. The gift this offers to humankind is immeasurable and is deemed “priceless” to our future doctors and researchers who through the hands-on experience gain knowledge that cannot be acquired by any other means.
For more information please contact Michael Osborne, Director, Willed Body Donation Program (541) 259-0256 or email: mosborne@westernu.edu.

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Giving


For information about how to support COMP-NW, please contact COMP-Northwest’s Director of Development

Andrew McNall, Ph.D. (541) 259-0273 or email:amcnall@westernu.edu.