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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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April 2023 issue of Journal of Osteopathic Medicine now available

In the April issue of Journal of Osteopathic Medicine (JOM), you’ll find a lineup of articles across various subspecialty areas and topics, including papers on the barriers to research opportunities faced by osteopathic medical students, glucocorticoid use in rheumatoid arthritis patients and the onset of pneumonia, the frequency of person-centered language in pediatric ADHD research3 … Read More

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AOCA accepting award nominations, SHSU COM lands first residency program

The osteopathic profession is continually making strides, thanks to the many wonderful DOs and osteopathic medical students who excel in their roles. Following are some recent professional recognitions and accomplishments the profession is currently celebrating.

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No Limits: A conversation with Dr. Shapiro

With this article, we introduce a new series of interviews, aptly (and intentionally) titled, “No Limits.” In this column, we’ll spotlight osteopathic physicians who have ascended into areas and institutions where DOs are currently or have traditionally been the minority. We hope you will take pride in the accomplishments of our featured DOs and that … Read More

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Top 10 gifts for National Doctors’ Day

March 30th is National Doctors’ Day, a day that honors physicians who have dedicated their lives to medicine and healing their patients. For those with a physician in their lives, it is a wonderful opportunity to show them your appreciation and thank them for the sacrifices they have made in honor of their commitment to … 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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