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An introduction from new AOA CEO: ‘We need to hear from you’

AOA CEO Kevin Klauer, DO, EJD, asks the osteopathic medical profession to share what they think the AOA of tomorrow should look like.

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06.12.19

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Prevention on the streets: A needle exchange and free medical clinic run by a DO

Meet the DO who’s been treating people with drug addiction in Fresno, California, for over 20 years at free Saturday clinics.

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06.12.19

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Pros and cons of turning down an audition rotation: What you need to know

Audition rotations are often an important part of the process of getting into residency Two DOs, who both turned down or cancelled audition rotations, weigh in on what the consequences could be for opting out.

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06.12.19

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New CME guidelines for AOA board-certified docs are now available online

The revised requirements emphasize flexibility and give physicians latitude to choose CME that works best for their individual needs.

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06.07.19

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Ready for OMED 2019? Here’s how you could attend for free

Tell us about an aha moment you’ve had during your osteopathic career for a chance to win free OMED registration. Deadline is Friday, June 21.

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06.05.19

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Poll finds women 35+ would have attempted pregnancy sooner if they had known more about age-related fertility decline

June 6, 2019—CHICAGO—Americans appear overly optimistic about their fertility based on results of a survey conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of the American Osteopathic Association. Findings reveal 39% of women age 35 and older who didn’t get pregnant at a young age would have attempted pregnancy sooner if they had known more about … Read More

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06.06.19

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