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A BMJ Open study found patients preferred seeing docs in the traditional white coat paired with formal dress. From germs to patient perception, here’s what to keep in mind when you’re considering the traditional physician garb.
OMED 2018 attendees have until Dec. 1, 2018, to complete CME attestation via an online form. You can login using your AOA ID or your OMED badge number.
As a busy physician or trainee, forming a solid financial plan for managing and paying back student loans can be a difficult goal to achieve. Here’s a snapshot of advice from Doctors Without Quarters.
From gaining real-world experience in the exam room to seeking opportunities to participate in academic medicine, DOs share their insights on how to prepare to train the next generation of physicians.
CHICAGO, Oct. 8, 2018 – Long-term oxygen therapy does not decrease the risk for hospitalizations or increase life expectancy for many patients with mild to moderate COPD, but may lower their quality of life, according to Mayo Clinic researchers published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. For decades, physicians have prescribed long-term oxygen … Read More
Violence against emergency medicine physicians has gone up in the past five years, and ER docs are now more fearful of being assaulted on the job.
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