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The DO

Failed COMLEX or USMLE? What it means for matching into residency

Failing a board exam in medical school can be a wrenching moment in a medical student’s career, but becoming a physician is still an attainable goal.

The DO

07.17.19

AOA

Survey says: Tell us how you use osteopathic techniques in practice

A large-scale national survey is now underway to gather data on how DOs currently employ osteopathic medicine and its principles in clinical practice. Certifying Board Services encourages all certification board members and diplomates to participate. The online survey is designed to collect information about the specific techniques and philosophies DOs commonly use in patient care. … Read More

AOA

07.17.19

The DO

Planning ahead: 4 financial considerations for mid-career physicians

Physicians in their 40s and beyond often have a lot going on financially. Experts offer tips on making this time of your life as prosperous as possible.

The DO

07.17.19

The DO

Reputation management: What doctors should know about online reviews

Making the most of good reviews and managing the bad ones are two key ways physicians can maintain and build their online presence.

The DO

07.10.19

The DO

Northern exposure: DOs get full access to the 2020 Canadian Match

All participating Canadian provinces give DOs equal status to U.S.-trained MDs. The move opens up residency training opportunities across Canada, which primarily categorizes DOs applying for residency positions as international medical graduates.

The DO

07.10.19

AOA

Engage, empower and excel alongside thousands of DOs at OMED19

Join us Oct. 25-28 in Baltimore for world-class CME, speakers, networking opportunities and more. Get more info and register today!

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07.16.19

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