My dream of practicing medicine abroad was first ignited at the 2013 American Psychiatric Association conference in San Francisco. As a medical student, I was dazzled by the many fascinating talks and stalls in the exhibit hall. I found myself especially drawn to the stall that proclaimed, “Practice in New Zealand!”
Our dreams guide the imprint of the path we have the potential to take in this life. They reflect our inner wants and desires, showing us glimpses of our true north. Many times, dreams can seem vast and obscure. As a former competitive athlete and swim coach, I found that consistency and persistence weren’t enough … Read More
Should you be worried? In the past year, interest rates have soared, home prices have gone up, job numbers show high levels of employment and health care companies such as Aetna and CVS are reporting profits again after COVID per Beckers Healthcare Payor Report.
Nearly half of physicians report experiencing burnout in 2024, according to Medscape’s 2024 physician burnout and depression report. The 49% burnout rate is a reduction from last year, when 53% of physicians reported burnout. However, this year’s rate is significantly higher than it was before the pandemic—44% of surveyed physicians reported burnout in 2019.
In the March issue of Journal of Osteopathic Medicine (JOM), you’ll find a lineup of articles across various subspecialty areas and topics, including a review of the efficacy of aspirin, statins, colchicine and IL-1 inhibitors in the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular events, a broad overview of the various clinical trials and analyses that … Read More
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. You may also view a list of past In Memoriam columns.