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Record-breaking NRMP Match produces 7,132 new DO residents

CHICAGO—March 17, 2023—Breaking records from all previous matches, the 2023 National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) matched 7,132 osteopathic medical students and past DO graduates into postgraduate year 1 (PGY1) residency positions. Reaching another all-time high, 91.6% of the 7,436 participating DO students matched into residency programs in 37 specialties. Overall, the number of osteopathic fourth-year … Read More

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The DO Book Club, March 2023: “STIFF,” “Cutting Out” and “ADHD: Quick & Easy Guide”

Welcome back to The DO Book Club! For March, I am reviewing “STIFF: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers,” by Mary Roach, “Cutting Out: The Making and Unmaking of a Surgeon,” by James K. Weber and “ADHD: Quick & Easy Guide for the Stressed Parent of a Child with ADHD,” by Martin G. Meindl.

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What future ophthalmologists need to know about the SF Match

Ophthalmology is a unique field that utilizes a combination of medicine and procedures to treat pathologies of the eye and its surrounding structures. The process of applying for an ophthalmology residency is distinct, requiring fourth-year osteopathic, allopathic and international medical students to apply through the San Francisco Matching Program (SF Match) rather than the Electronic … Read More

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A message to future doctors

The three men in this world who never let me down: Ben & Jerry and my dad. My dad always knew when to surprise me with my favorite flavors of Ben & Jerry’s. Whether I was going through a breakup, a board exam or a big deadline, he was there with ice cream and a … Read More

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Annular bullous lesions in a child from Uganda: chronic bullous disease of childhood

A 10-year-old male presented to our global outreach clinic in Uganda in May 2018 with a recurrent pruritic blistering rash on the lower leg of 1 year in duration. His medical history was unremarkable for autoimmune conditions or exposure to medications. Cutaneous examination showed urticarial plaques and numerous tense bullae in an annular arrangement on the … Read More

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In Memoriam: March 1, 2023

The following list of recently deceased osteopathic physicians includes links to obituaries and online memorials if they’re available. Readers can notify the AOA of their deceased colleagues by sending an email to View a list of past In Memoriam columns here.

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