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Mass casualty incidents: 5 things emergency medicine doctors need to know

When these tragic large-scale events, such as shootings, occur, emergency docs and departments can take several steps to save more lives.

The DO

11.14.18

The DO

‘Tis the season: Top 10 gifts for doctors and med students this holiday season

Whether you’re looking for gifts for doctors or med students, or you’re completely at a loss for what to add to your holiday wish list, we’ve got options for you.

The DO

11.14.18

The DO

Ink and scrubs: Should doctors show their tattoos at work?

Although tattoos have become much more accepted by the general public, physicians still have differing views when asked whether it’s appropriate for doctors to show their tattoos at work. Here’s what DOs have to say about showing ink while on the job.

The DO

11.14.18

JAOA

Interventions to delay and prevent Type 2 diabetes are underused, JAOA research finds

Medication, surgery and lifestyle programs have been proven to prevent or delay the onset of diabetes, though access to them is limited, according to new research.

JAOA

11.12.18

AOA

Proposed CME Guide updates posted for public comment

The Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists has posted proposed policy outlining new requirements for diplomates fulfilling OCC Component 2. Members of the public are invited to review all proposed policy changes and submit comments by Dec. 19, 2018.

AOA Staff

11.12.18

The DO

Single GME update: More than 6,600 AOA residency positions are now ACGME-accredited

The transition is complete for all AOA residency programs in two specialties and nearly complete for those in another seven specialties.

The DO

11.07.18

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