The concept of CoROM was started by US Army Green Berets, UK SAS Medics and physicians located around the globe. It is an educational not-for-profit institution that provides academic backed training, research and membership for health care professionals working in the remote, offshore, military, energy and security industries.
The College was founded in 2014 and governed by a voluntary Academic Board consisting of medical professionals from North America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. The College is registered with the National Commission for Further and Higher Education of Malta and a degree granting educational institution.
CoROM focuses on the improvement of medical training and the practice of evidence based healthcare for those working in difficult environments.