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A.T. Still’s first osteopathic medical school class included 6 women: We talked to some of their descendants

A.T. Still, DO, MD, founded the American School of Osteopathy in Kirksville, Missouri, through a Missouri state grant in 1892. The first class included six women during a time when few women received any formal education. Despite the disparity at the time, it was important to Dr. Still that women be included in the class, … Read More

The DO Staff

02.03.23

JOM

The assessment of point-of-care-ultrasound (POCUS) in acute care settings is benefitted by early medical school integration and fellowship training

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has widespread utilization in multiple clinical settings. It has been shown to positively influence clinician confidence in diagnosis and can help appropriately manage patients in acute care settings. There has been a growing trend of increased emphasis on incorporating POCUS training in the first 2 years of the medical school curriculum.

JOM Staff

02.03.23

The DO

Your guide to navigating the military match

When I was a student in the Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) through the U.S. Air Force, the most burning questions on my mind were always focused on one thing: the Military Match or Joint Services Graduate Medical Education Selection Board (JSGMESB). In much the same way the National Resident Match Program (NRMP) works for … Read More

The DO Staff

02.02.23

JOM

Validation of cognitive and neuromuscular latencies using an iPad-based tool to quantify simple reaction times in asymptomatic subjects

Simple reaction times (SRTs), measured in milliseconds (msec), are equal to the sum of subject-dependent latencies that occur during cognitive processing and neuromuscular responses to a preprogrammed stimulus presented to a subject. SRTs have the advantage of being a relatively pure, neurologically driven motor/sensory task that provides a clinician with a generalized assessment of functional … Read More

JOM Staff

02.01.23

JOM

February 2023 issue of Journal of Osteopathic Medicine now available

In the February issue of Journal of Osteopathic Medicine (JOM), you’ll find a lineup of articles across various subspecialty areas and topics, including papers on the effectiveness and safety of OMT and analogous techniques in the treatment of dizziness, racial discrimination faced by children in the United States between 2016 and 2020, lower trapezius muscle … Read More

JOM Staff

01.31.23

The DO

The DO Book Club, Jan. 2023: ‘When We Do Harm,’ ‘Floating Feathers’ and ‘When Spirit Touches Matter’

Welcome back to The DO Book Club! For January, I am reviewing “When We Do Harm: A Doctor Confronts Medical Error” by Danielle Ofri, MD, “Floating Feathers” by Ross I.S. Zbar, MD, and “When Spirit Touches Matter” by Mel Friedman, DO.

The DO Staff

01.28.23

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