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The DO

Planning ahead: 4 financial considerations for mid-career physicians

Physicians in their 40s and beyond often have a lot going on financially. Experts offer tips on making this time of your life as prosperous as possible.

The DO

07.17.19

The DO

Reputation management: What doctors should know about online reviews

Making the most of good reviews and managing the bad ones are two key ways physicians can maintain and build their online presence.

The DO

07.10.19

The DO

Northern exposure: DOs get full access to the 2020 Canadian Match

All participating Canadian provinces give DOs equal status to U.S.-trained MDs. The move opens up residency training opportunities across Canada, which primarily categorizes DOs applying for residency positions as international medical graduates.

The DO

07.10.19

The DO

Survey finds nearly half of American adults doubt the safety of vaccines

Physicians say even small margins of doubt over vaccine safety and efficacy can cause significant damage to public health if they result in more unvaccinated people.

The DO

07.10.19

JAOA

Cancer-sniffing dogs 97% accurate in identifying lung cancer

JAOA researchers say the dogs’ abilities may lead to the development of an effective, safe and inexpensive means for mass cancer screening.

JAOA

07.08.19

News Releases

Peak summer: More than one in six people likely to get food poisoning

July 1, 2019—CHICAGO—Like sunburn and bug bites, food poisoning is a common warm-weather malady that can cause painful consequences. An estimated 48 million Americans, or one in six, get sick from food poisoning each year, many suffering from violent vomiting, diarrhea or even death in rare cases.1 Understanding the risks can help prevent foodborne illness … Read More

AOA Media Team

07.02.19

News Releases

Primary care physicians can improve melanoma detection and reduce biopsies with inexpensive equipment and training

CHICAGO—July 1, 2019— Primary care physicians trained in dermatoscopy can improve odds for early detection of melanoma while reducing the need for invasive biopsies, according to a study in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Researchers say non-dermatologist physicians can make earlier and more accurate diagnoses of melanomas using a dermatoscope. This would be … Read More

AOA Media Team

07.01.19

The DO

NRMP 2020 Match and ERAS timeline for residency applicants

The 2020 National Residency Matching Program match will be the first single main residency match for DO and MD students. Check out these important dates throughout the process.

The DO

06.26.19

The DO

Highly rated: The nation’s best children’s hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report

A child facing a life-threatening or rare condition requires a level of expertise that a typical hospital can’t necessarily provide, notes U.S. News & World Report in its methodology report for its Best Children’s Hospitals rankings for 2019-2020.

The DO

06.26.19