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Join thousands of DOs and students at OMED 2019, Oct. 25-28 in Baltimore. Register by May 12 and save $200 off the full on-site conference registration rate.
Patients who regularly use cannabis can require more than two times the usual level of sedation when undergoing medical procedures, the study found.
Maintaining a well-balanced life outside of medicine is key to productivity within the profession. Learn how creative pursuits, yoga and culinary education help some DOs find work-life balance.
The AOA is accepting applications and nominations for open leadership positions on its 2019-20 bureaus, councils, and committees. Applications and nominations must be submitted by Monday, May 20.
The average doctor salary has increased by about $13,000 year over year, according to Medscape’s annual physician compensation reports.
The Association of Medical Councils of Africa recently approved a resolution recognizing U.S.-trained DOs as fully licensed physicians with practice rights equivalent to MDs.
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