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Your questions about matching into residency answered

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 … Read More

The DO

09.12.19

The DO

Anthem’s new clinical review process may disrupt payment

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Anthem) is implementing a new prepayment clinical validation review process which could affect more than 20,000 DOs practicing in 14 states. As noted in a June 2019 communication to network providers, Anthem stated that the new review process impacts claims submitted with modifiers 25 (significant, separately identifiable E/M service), 59 (distinct … Read More

The DO

09.11.19

The DO

Bullying in residency: Nearly 14% of internal med trainees report harassment

Nearly 14% of respondents said they’d been bullied by a colleague in a position of greater power at some point in their training. Of those who reported being bullied, 31% sought help. Trainees also noted the types of harassment they experienced and how the bullying affected them.

The DO

09.04.19

The DO

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

The DO

Words of wisdom: 10 tips for new medical students on navigating medical school

It’s time to begin the work that will take you to the promised DO land. Here are 10 ways to set a solid foundation for your medical education.

The DO

08.07.19

The DO

Happy Birthday A.T. Still, MD, DO! 5 facts about the father of the profession

Dr. Still’s revolutionary approach to care continues to impact patients today through the 114,425 U.S. DOs practicing the osteopathic philosophy.

The DO

08.06.19

The DO

AOA President Ronald Burns, DO, FACOFP, takes a look at osteopathic medicine today

In his inaugural speech as AOA President, Dr. Burns described osteopathic medicine as ‘modern medicine with a personal touch.’

The DO

08.05.19

The DO

Medical watch: Is the US prepared for an Ebola outbreak?

HHS Assistant Secretary for Health Adm. Brett P. Giroir, MD, talks about what’s changed since the U.S.’ Ebola outbreak 5 years ago.

The DO

07.31.19

The DO

Residency and the social media dilemma: Advice from the trenches

Two program directors and a first-year resident share the good, the bad and the ugly on navigating social media while applying for residency.

The DO

07.30.19