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The Time’s Up movement has hit health care. Meet two DOs helping lead the charge.

Roberta Gebhard, DO, and Barbara Ross-Lee, DO, are part of the 12-person advisory board leading the group’s strategy to raise awareness of gender inequalities and sexual harassment in health care settings to ensure a safe and respectful workplace.

The DO

05.23.19

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Researchers: Fecal transplants promising treatment for antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Standard antibiotic treatments can be prohibitively expensive and perpetuate the infection, according to an article published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.

JAOA

05.23.19

News Releases

Frontline physicians support proposed vaccines act to provide funding for vaccine hesitancy surveillance

Statement from the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American College of Physicians, American Osteopathic Association, and American Psychiatric Association May 22, 2019 – Our organizations, which represent a combined membership of more than 560,000 physician and medical student members, are united in our support of … Read More

AOA Media Team

05.22.19

The DO

The 10 most competitive specialties in the 2019 NRMP Match

Surgery and otolaryngology are among the most competitive specialties in this year’s NRMP Match. See which others are on the list.

The DO

05.21.19

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Frontline physicians call on politicians to end political interference in the delivery of evidence based medicine

Statement from the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Physicians, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Osteopathic Association, and American Psychiatric Association Washington, D.C. – May 16, 2019 – Our organizations are firmly opposed to efforts in state legislatures across the United States that inappropriately interfere with the … Read More

AOA

05.16.19

The DO

Best and worst states for doctors in 2019: Where docs can thrive, according to Medscape

Every year, Medscape attempts to chart the physician-friendliness of each state in the union. Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin lead the list of best states for physicians this year.

The DO

05.15.19

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