Alexander Torres, DO, can’t recall a shift as a resident or an attending physician where he didn’t have a patient upset with him, even if the complaint was something completely unrelated to medicine, such as not getting a blanket fast enough.
The Winter Olympics officially began with the Opening Ceremonies in PyeongChang on Friday. The anticipated bitter cold weather will test the mettle of the Olympians, but the 243 athletes on Team USA will have support from a crew of medical volunteers who have undergone a rigorous selection process.
Some cities have greater demand for physicians, but that doesn’t mean that they are the best cities for doctors seeking a pay raise, according to a Medical Economics article on the 2017 labor market.
After graduating medical school and hustling through residency, the anticipation to start working your dream job is building. While this day may seem far off, it’s never too early to plan your career strategy.
Christopher Parker, DO, might practice taekwondo techniques in his free time, but by day his focus is working as chief of rheumatology at Austin Diagnostic Clinic in Austin, Texas.
Former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and author and political commentator Avik Roy engaged in discussion about the future of health care delivery in the U.S. and the important role osteopathic physicians play in tackling these challenges at the LEAD (Leadership, Education, Advocacy & Development) conference Jan. 25-26 in Austin, Texas.
It’s that time of year again. Time to find out what makes you tick. And what ticks you off. In Medscape’s 2018 Physician Lifestyle & Happiness Report, more than 15,000 physicians across 29 specialties were surveyed about their lifestyle choices, from their spiritual beliefs to their happiness outside of work. The study was designed to … Read More
The third annual day of recognition on Feb. 3 was founded by emergency medicine physician Hala Sabry, DO, in 2016. It commemorates the birthday of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first American woman to obtain a medical degree. To celebrate the struggles women have overcome in medicine and the journey forward, The DO rounded up 10 of … Read More