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Getting credit: The online attestation form is available for your OMED CME credits

OMED 2018 attendees have until Dec. 1, 2018, to complete CME attestation via an online form. You can login using your AOA ID or your OMED badge number.

AOA

10.12.18

The DO

Money matters: A finance pro offers insights into the intricacies of federal student loan forgiveness

As a busy physician or trainee, forming a solid financial plan for managing and paying back student loans can be a difficult goal to achieve. Here’s a snapshot of advice from Doctors Without Quarters.

The DO

10.09.18

The DO

Head of the class: Here are 5 tips on becoming a program director

From gaining real-world experience in the exam room to seeking opportunities to participate in academic medicine, DOs share their insights on how to prepare to train the next generation of physicians.

The DO

10.09.18

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Mayo Clinic researchers question benefits of long-term oxygen therapy in COPD

CHICAGO, Oct. 8, 2018 – Long-term oxygen therapy does not decrease the risk for hospitalizations or increase life expectancy for many patients with mild to moderate COPD, but may lower their quality of life, according to Mayo Clinic researchers published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. For decades, physicians have prescribed long-term oxygen … Read More

AOA Media Team

10.08.18

The DO

Violence against ER docs is increasing, new surveys find

Violence against emergency medicine physicians has gone up in the past five years, and ER docs are now more fearful of being assaulted on the job.

The DO

10.05.18

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Recognizing excellence: Shining stars of profession honored during OMED 2018

During OMED 2018, the American Osteopathic Association recognized leaders of the osteopathic medical profession for their distinguished service and efforts to inspire and mentor the next generation of DOs. The following leaders were honored at the conference: Distinguished Service Certificate honorees This award—the AOA’s highest honor—recognizes leaders who have made outstanding contributions toward advancing the … Read More

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10.05.18

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