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Here are this week’s CMS COVID-19 Stakeholder Engagement Calls: CMS “Office Hour Calls” provide an opportunity for hospitals, health systems, physicians and clinicians to ask questions of agency officials regarding CMS’s temporary actions that empower local hospitals and healthcare system. Here are the details for this week’s Office Hour Call: Tuesday, June 2 at 5– … Read More
CHICAGO—May 29, 2020— The American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) today announced accreditation decisions made at its April 23-25, 2020 meeting. Comprehensive site visits occur at the end of an accreditation cycle. The following comprehensive site visits occurred and were reviewed: • Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (Las Cruces, NM) – granted accreditation … Read More
COVID-19 regulatory updates for this week are provided below and include information from CMS, HHS, CDC, and the FDA. Friday’s CMS Lessons from the Front Lines: COVID-19 call (Friday, May 29th from 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. Eastern) was cancelled. CMS will resume the call series next Friday, June 5. Members with COVID-19 questions should … Read More
“This is … a unique opportunity for our incoming residents to not only learn the way the health care system is going to change, but also to shape and mold it,” says associate program director Tyree Winters, DO.
Analysis of osteopathic medical school survey data reveals women are 1.75 times more likely to choose primary care than men, according to a study in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Researchers sought to understand the factors that are associated with an increased likelihood of specializing in primary care. “Considering the critical need for … Read More
The AOA and American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) are partnering to offer an online learning activity with first-hand accounts from the frontlines. Hugh M. Ettlinger, DO and OMM residency director at Saint Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, New York, shares surprising insights from treating COVID-19 patients with OMM. Participants can earn 0.75 AOA 1-B credit … Read More
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