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The AOA’s Annual Business Meeting will take place July 16-22 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile Hotel. During the early part of the week—July 17, 18 and 19—the AOA Board of Trustees and other osteopathic affiliate groups will hold meetings. The AOA House of Delegates will convene on July 20, 21 and 22. For … Read More
Effective July 1, ACGME’s new common program requirements specify that program directors are required to have either AOA board certification or certification from the American Board of Medical Specialties.
Get ready for five days of inspiration, connection and medical education at OMED 18, set for Oct. 5-9 in San Diego. Hear from dynamic speakers, network, collaborate and celebrate alongside thousands of like-minded DOs and osteopathic medical students.
CHICAGO—July 9, 2018—Half of Americans (50%) report suffering from chronic pain lasting three months or longer, according to a recent Harris Poll commissioned by the American Osteopathic Association. More alarming, unless early intervention is prioritized, patients may suffer indefinitely, say osteopathic physicians who specialize in pain management. Treatment during the subacute phase—typically the second and … Read More
Via a new partnership, AOA members can save thousands off the full cost of an MBA or MHA, each available from a respected higher learning institution.
Balancing medical school and taking care of a special needs cat isn’t always easy, but Sam Tochtrop, OMS IV, finds taking care of his rescue cat, Scooter—who happens to be paralyzed-to be rewarding.
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