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Raise your voice on important health care issues during the 2019 DO Day on Capitol Hill

Registration is now open for DO Day 2019, set for Tuesday, March 5, in Washington, D.C. DO Day is a valuable opportunity for DOs and osteopathic medical students to educate members of Congress and their staff about the pivotal role osteopathic medicine plays within the U.S. health care system. Participants will have the chance to … Read More

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12.17.18

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Test time: The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners announces enhanced COMLEX plans

Updates to Level 2-PE, Level 2-CE and Level 1 are expected to launch in spring 2019. Learn more about what’s new to all levels of COMLEX.

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12.12.18

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Scope of practice update: New HHS report promotes expansion for nonphysician providers

Help the AOA advocate against inappropriate scope of practice expansion efforts by sharing your story with lawmakers how bills affect you and your patients.

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12.12.18

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End of an era: What the final AOA Match means for DO students

With the transition to the single graduate medical education accreditation system, 2019 will be the last AOA Match. Here’s what you need to know.

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12.11.18

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Dating in residency: Couples share how they found ‘the one’ while training

It can be challenging to make room during hectic residency schedules for relationships. Find out what worked for these couples and learn how romance can be a priority in residency.

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12.10.18

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Preventing overdose deaths: 5 things to know about naloxone

The lifesaving power behind naloxone, the only drug currently available to reverse an opioid overdose, has prompted new guidelines and practices to make the drug easier to obtain, administer and afford.

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12.10.18

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