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In the December issue of Journal of Osteopathic Medicine (JOM), you’ll find a lineup of articles across various subspecialty areas and topics, including information about the efficacy of osteopathic manipulative treatment in patients with Parkinson’s disease, identifying atypical diabetes in primary care, and how the four tenets of osteopathic medicine can be used as an … Read More
The American health care system continues to struggle with physician workforce shortages. These shortages manifest in several ways. First, with a growing and aging population, we simply need more physicians. Second, there is longstanding maldistribution of our physician resources to larger cities and metropolitan areas that leaves many rural communities without adequate care. Third, we … Read More
COVID-19 altered the supply-demand curve in many professions, and health care is no exception. Physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants alike saw significant changes in demand for their services based on geography, specialty and other factors, according to a recent Merritt Hawkins report on health care professional recruiting incentives.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. View a list of past In Memoriam columns here.
Welcome back to The DO Book Club! Starting this month, two literary DOs will alternate writing this column each month. November’s author, Daniel J. Waters, DO, MA, will be reviewing three medically themed books in his column—one current, one classic and one work with significant DO authorship or editorial input. All non-academic genres are open, … Read More
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