CHICAGO—April 15, 2019—Patients who regularly use cannabis may require more than two times the usual level of sedation when undergoing medical procedures, according to a study published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Researchers in Colorado examined medical records of 250 patients who received endoscopic procedures after 2012, when the state legalized recreational … Read More
Help raise awareness of osteopathic medicine and DOs in communities big and small throughout the country. Join the celebration by entering our annual photo contest and adding a NOM Week Facebook overlay.
Attending medical school can be incredibly expensive. U.S. News and World Report recently ranked American public medical schools by the percentage of students who received financial aid. Here are the DO schools reporting the highest percentage of students receiving financial aid.
CHICAGO – March 20, 2019 – The American Osteopathic Association (AOA), the professional membership organization for the nation’s more than 145,000 osteopathic physicians (DOs) and medical students, is pleased to announce that its board of trustees has appointed Kevin Klauer, DO, EJD, FACEP, as chief executive officer. Dr. Klauer will begin on or before May … Read More
CHICAGO, November 26, 2018—Red flag laws allowing for the removal of firearms from people with mental illness need to be widely extended to patients suffering from dementia, according to an article in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. The authors noted that the current lack of public policy could lead to an increase in … Read More
During the OMED 2018 conference, 25 osteopathic medical students from across the country traded in their textbooks for tinfoil and utilized their osteopathic hands for peeling, chopping, boiling and baking to feed 130 people in San Diego who are homeless.
The number one concern of today’s residents, both for their residency and first job, is work/life balance, primarily the issues of schedules and call hours, according to the Medscape 2018 Residents Lifestyle and Happiness Report.
CHICAGO—November 19, 2018—Just 45 minutes of patient education can improve outcomes for patients with chronic diseases, according to a study in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. The study, titled The Other 45, assigned 47 patients who were diagnosed with a chronic disease, like hypertension, COPD, or diabetes, to visit with a second-year medical … Read More
The results are (mostly) in on the 2018 midterm elections, and three new physicians have been elected to Congress. Additionally, the 10 physicians in the House of Representatives all won their re-elections, as did the one physician in the Senate up for re-election.