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Nation’s Health Care Organizations Urge COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccination and Treatment

Statement from: American Academy of Family Physicians, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, American Academy of Physician Associates, American College of Emergency Physicians, American College of Physicians, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Geriatrics Society, American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association, Council of Medical Specialty Societies, Infectious Diseases Society of America, and AMDA – The … Read More

AOA Staff

11.21.22

JOM

Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome

A 58 year-old man from Puerto Rico presented to our clinic in September 2018 for multiple nonhealing wounds on the face and scalp. Physical examination was remarkable for bright blue eyes, numerous lentigines, actinic damage, and decreased pigmentation of the skin, hair, eyebrows, and eyelashes (Figures 1 –3). The patient stated that his hair and skin have been … Read More

JOM Staff

11.21.22

The DO

The DO Book Club, Nov. 2022: What Doctors Feel, The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine, A Christmas Carol

Since its inception, I’ve thought of this column not so much as a place for in-depth reviews, but rather as a way to shine a spotlight on books that we, as a community of medical professionals, might want to read and might not be aware are out there.

The DO Staff

11.19.22

JOM

Comments on “Mini-medical school programs decrease perceived barriers of pursuing medical careers among underrepresented minority high school students”

To the Editor, I commend the efforts made by Abdulrazzak et al. to identify barriers underrepresented minority (URM) high school students face when applying to medical school [1]. Although there is value in addressing the hardships students may encounter when contemplating a career in medicine, I’d like to expound upon the barriers present for URM … Read More

JOM Staff

11.19.22

The DO

7 tips on letters of intent for residency applications

After residency interviews and before the Match can become an interesting time for fourth-year medical students. This small window is much like an eye of the storm, filled predominantly with anxiety while waiting it out. Of course, the ranking must occur—with applicants ranking programs and programs ranking applicants—but apart from that, this time is often … Read More

The DO Staff

11.18.22

The DO

How important are extracurriculars in med school?

When pondering your way forward in medicine — whether you’re a student considering which elective rotations to pursue or a mid-career physician thinking about changing jobs — it’s always a good idea to seek out the guidance of those who have come before you.

The DO Staff

11.17.22

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