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Survey says: Tell us how you use osteopathic techniques in practice

A large-scale national survey is now underway to gather data on how DOs currently employ osteopathic medicine and its principles in clinical practice. Certifying Board Services encourages all certification board members and diplomates to participate. The online survey is designed to collect information about the specific techniques and philosophies DOs commonly use in patient care. … Read More

AOA

07.17.19

The DO

Reputation management: What doctors should know about online reviews

Making the most of good reviews and managing the bad ones are two key ways physicians can maintain and build their online presence.

The DO

07.10.19

The DO

Northern exposure: DOs get full access to the 2020 Canadian Match

All participating Canadian provinces give DOs equal status to U.S.-trained MDs. The move opens up residency training opportunities across Canada, which primarily categorizes DOs applying for residency positions as international medical graduates.

The DO

07.10.19

The DO

Survey finds nearly half of American adults doubt the safety of vaccines

Physicians say even small margins of doubt over vaccine safety and efficacy can cause significant damage to public health if they result in more unvaccinated people.

The DO

07.10.19

JAOA

Cancer-sniffing dogs 97% accurate in identifying lung cancer

JAOA researchers say the dogs’ abilities may lead to the development of an effective, safe and inexpensive means for mass cancer screening.

JAOA

07.08.19

AOA

Engage, empower and excel alongside thousands of DOs at OMED19

Join us Oct. 25-28 in Baltimore for world-class CME, speakers, networking opportunities and more. Get more info and register today!

AOA

07.16.19

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