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In Memoriam: UNECOM student Deane Stryker, stabbed at Mass. library

Deane Stryker, a first-year student at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, was fatally stabbed Saturday at a public library in Winchester, Massachusetts. She was 22.

The DO

02.28.18

The DO

In Memoriam: Flight surgeon dies after being struck by helicopter rotor

Navy Lt. James A Mazzuchelli, DO, of Orange Park, Florida, died Feb. 24 following injuries sustained when he was struck by a tail rotor of a helicopter. He was 32.

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02.28.18

The DO

Healing hands bring hope to Honduras: Surgical ob-gyn brigade makes a difference for those who need it most

Some of the Honduran patients standing in line at Clinica Medica to see the team of U.S. medical personnel had been on waiting lists for years. It was an eye-opening experience for Lauryn Przeslawski, DO, a third-year ob-gyn resident at Metro Health in Cleveland, Ohio, and member of the healthcare team that traveled to Honduras … Read More

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02.28.18

The DO

So much drama: Reality meets Grey’s Anatomy—and real life expectations

As most doctors can attest, the chasm between how medicine is portrayed in television dramas set in hospitals versus the reality of an actual hospital experience is vast.

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02.20.18

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Students celebrate OMS Day of Wellness across the country

Launched in 2016 by the Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents (COSGP), today marks the third annual OMS Day of Wellness. The day aims to raise awareness, encourage open discussion and erase stigmas surrounding mental health.

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02.16.18

The DO

Treating opioid addiction shouldn’t leave physicians, patients feeling criminal

In this piece, a student reflects on how an office-based opioid agonist treatment is a viable modality for primary care physicians to consider.

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02.16.18

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The hero behind the HiRO teaches students to dream big

Transitioning from one area of medicine to another, or away from practicing altogether, isn’t always easy. But with proper planning and an ability to self-assess, it is possible if that’s your goal. Just ask Italo Subbarao, DO.

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02.13.18

The DO

4 tips to help deal with pressures of patient satisfaction surveys

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 DO

02.13.18

The DO

The road to PyeongChang took years of hard work—for Olympic physicians too

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.

The DO

02.09.18