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New AOA app provides opportunities to connect, stay on top of DO news

The AOA recently launched a brand-new member mobile app called My AOA. Available to download from the Apple and Google Play app stores, the My AOA app will provide users with exclusive news and resources for osteopathic physicians and medical students. The content provided within the app can be customized to fit your own interests and specialty and will … Read More

The DO Staff

01.12.22

The DO

5 books to read in 2022

If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to read more in 2022, we’ve got you covered. The DO searched the internet and book lists to find five well-regarded reads that are highly relevant to DOs and osteopathic medical students in 2022. Two of the books below center on fictional pandemics, while one examines the health impacts … Read More

The DO Staff

01.12.22

The DO

Tips on surviving—and thriving—during your first year of medical school

The first year of medical school can be intimidating and overwhelming, with students facing new challenges every day. It’s not for the faint of heart, but as those who have made it through will tell you, it is doable. In this article, med students who have completed their first year and an advisor who has … Read More

The DO Staff

01.12.22

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How to find a mentor in medical school

Medical school is tough, and you can’t do it by yourself. Finding a mentor to help guide you will greatly benefit your academic and personal lives. It’s also a great way to start incorporating yourself into the medical community. Medical students who have gone through the process of finding a mentor share their guidance for … Read More

The DO Staff

01.12.22

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Revamped version of The DO to launch in early February

The AOA’s The DO has been the osteopathic medical profession’s go-to source for news and information about osteopathic medicine since 1960. Over its 60-plus years of existence, AOA leadership has periodically revamped and refreshed the publication to ensure its relevance to the osteopathic community. However, in recent years, the publication attempted to serve two communities simultaneously, healthcare … Read More

The DO Staff

01.12.22

The DO

The DO Book Club, Jan. 2022: Lightning Flowers

For those who didn’t get coal (or books about coal) in their holiday stockings, here are some recommendations for your 2022 reading list. Something old, something new and, as Monty Python might say, something completely different. If you have suggestions for books to review in this column, please submit them to thedo@osteopathic.org.

The DO Staff

01.12.22

The DO

In Memoriam: Jan. 5, 2022

The following list of recently deceased osteopathic physicians includes links to obituaries and online memorials if they’re available. Readers can notify the AOA of their deceased colleagues by sending an email to memberservice@osteopathic.org. View a list of past In Memoriam columns here.

The DO Staff

01.05.22

The DO

Future osteopathic physicians embrace growing lifestyle medicine field

Caitlin Magee, OMS II, was a college undergrad when she first heard the words “lifestyle medicine” from her new primary care physician. She had mentioned to him her plan to go to medical school.

The DO Staff

01.05.22

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The DO 2021 recap

Last year, the AOA’s official magazine covered advocacy issues, disseminated COVID-19 and vaccination information, reported on efforts to battle misinformation, recognized amazing osteopathic physicians, and much more. Here’s a recap of 2021, as told in The DO.

The DO Staff

01.05.22