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CHICAGO—March 26, 2019—Graduating osteopathic physicians are increasingly planning to practice in primary care, a trend researchers say shows that loan forgiveness incentives are influencing new doctors’ choice of specialty, according to a new study in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. A 2016 survey of graduating osteopathic medical students showed 33 percent intended to … Read More
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American Osteopathic Board of Anesthesiology (AOBA) diplomates whose certification expires between 2019-2021 will be the first to take an online, open-book assessment instead of the 10-year osteopathic continuous certification (OCC) exam.
Women are three times more likely than men to follow the diet, while college grads are seven times more likely, according to research in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.
CHICAGO – March 20, 2019 – The American Osteopathic Association (AOA), the professional membership organization for the nation’s more than 145,000 osteopathic physicians (DOs) and medical students, is pleased to announce that its board of trustees has appointed Kevin Klauer, DO, EJD, FACEP, as chief executive officer. Dr. Klauer will begin on or before May … Read More
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