The DO

Your questions about matching into residency answered

By The DO


The residency application process is full of questions. Guidance from the osteopathic family can help students navigate matching successfully.

AOA past president William S Mayo, DO, recently spoke with a group of osteopathic medical students about matching into residency, the single GME accreditation system and finding the right program. Dr. Mayo completed an ACGME-accredited ophthalmology residency at the University of Mississippi in a program that had never had a DO before. Here’s his advice for the next generation of DOs.