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Author: Brooke Johnson

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DO representation on ACGME board expands in final year of transition to a single GME system

Osteopathic representation on the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Board of Directors and its review committees continues to expand, its CEO recently told the AOA House of Delegates.

The DO

08.15.19

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Study finds changes in mindset key to helping college students exercise more

CHICAGO—August 14, 2019—Viewing physical activity as an outlet for stress can increase college students’ willingness to exercise. However, in order to maintain that routine, students need social support from family and friends, according to research published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Researchers surveyed 135 college students, assessing their willingness to exercise for the … Read More

AOA Media Team

08.14.19

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Joint Statement of America’s Frontline Physicians Opposing Public Charge Final Rule

Statement from the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American College of Physicians,  American Osteopathic Association and American Psychiatric Association The Department of Homeland Security issued a final regulation that changes long-standing rules governing how and whether immigrants can be determined to be a “public charge;” … Read More

AOA Media Team

08.13.19

AOA

Update on pathway to Family Physicians board certification

The American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians is opening up new pathways and options for certification, including an Early Entry Certification program for residents.

AOA

08.13.19

AOA

Engage, empower and excel alongside thousands of DOs at OMED19

Join us Oct. 25-28 in Baltimore for world-class CME, speakers, networking opportunities and more. Get more info and register today!

AOA

07.16.19

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Regular cannabis users require up to 220% higher dosage for sedation in medical procedures

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

AOA Media Team

04.15.19

AOA

It’s National Osteopathic Medicine Week! Share your DO pride

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.

AOA

04.14.19

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Money matters: The public DO schools that award the most financial aid

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.

The DO

03.27.19

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AOA names Kevin Klauer, DO, EJD, FACEP, as Chief Executive Officer

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

AOA Media Team

03.20.19