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Congress introduces legislation to address residency position shortage

Last week, Congressman Frank Pallone Jr. (D-N.J.) and Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash.) introduced the Doctors of Community (DOC) Act, which would, if enacted, permanently authorize and fund the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program. The legislation would also expand THCGME and support the development of 100 new residency programs and create an estimated … Read More

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06.15.21

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DO leads University of Chicago military-civilian trauma training program

Lt. Col. Timothy Plackett, DO, MPH, is leading a program that trains Army medical personnel while providing critical care to patients at University of Chicago Medicine. The program provides Army personnel serving on forward resuscitative surgical teams with the opportunity to sharpen and maintain their clinical skills. They work at leading trauma centers across the … Read More

The DO Staff

05.27.21

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Upcoming webinars will cover homebuying, managing student loans

Real estate experts will share strategies to increase your chance of finding a home and financial experts will discuss the best practices for handling your student debt in 2021. Learn more and register now.

The DO Staff

05.16.21

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The importance of advocating for med students to receive COVID vaccines

For osteopathic medical students, signing up for the COVID-19 vaccinations wasn’t easy in the beginning, despite the fact that students were staffing vaccination clinics. In response, the Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) partnered with the AOA to increase access to COVID-19 vaccines for its members earlier this year.

The DO Staff

05.16.21

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Across the country, the osteopathic medical community celebrates NOM Week 2021

National Osteopathic Medicine (NOM) Week is April 18-24, 2021. This annual observance brings together our profession—now more than 151,000 strong—to unite in the pursuit of a common goal: celebrating and raising awareness of osteopathic medicine in communities across the nation.

The DO Staff

04.23.21

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How DO students/graduates matched to their top-choice residencies in 2021

This year’s Match cycle was unlike any other, with students navigating the pandemic, virtual interviews and limits on audition rotations throughout the process. It’s currently unclear how much COVID-19 will impact next year’s residency application cycle. However, it’s certainly possible that incoming OMS IVs will encounter some of these same issues.

The DO Staff

04.14.21

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Reasons to be proud to be a DO on National Doctors’ Day 2021

The pioneers, frontline care providers, leaders and innovators within the profession represent countless reasons to be proud. Here are some of many.

The DO Staff

03.30.21

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What to expect during your first year of residency

DO residents share their best advice for making the challenges of intern year more manageable.

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03.17.21

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Recent advocacy wins combat professional discrimination against DO trainees

Following AOA advocacy, institutions in Missouri and Virginia update their policies to include DO candidates.

The DO

02.25.21