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How I practice: Rheumatologist finds a calling and a highly rewarding specialty

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.

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02.06.18

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Kathleen Sebelius, former HHS Secretary, discusses health care policy and the importance of access and prevention

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. 

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02.06.18

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Medscape’s physician and happiness lifestyle report finds satisfaction is so much more than a large salary or a luxury car

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

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02.06.18

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Making a difference in health care: 10 stories about women in medicine

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

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02.06.18

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DO Match day produces nearly 1,000 primary care residents

Family medicine and internal medicine dominate the 2018 AOA Match with more than half of participants matching into these specialties.

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02.05.18

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Beyond National Women Physicians Day: Women in medicine rising

This year—2018— is looking to be the year of the woman. In the last few months there have been several groundbreaking movements that have propelled women into the spotlight. The #TimesUp and #MeToo movements recently harnessed the collective voice of women who have suffered in silence for too long, revealing the frequency of sexual harassment, … Read More

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02.05.18

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5 key takeaways from Medscape’s 2018 physician burnout report

Octavia Cannon, DO, called on physicians to teach students and residents about the importance of life outside of medicine at the AOA LEAD (Leadership, Education, Advocacy & Development) Conference Jan. 25 in Austin, Texas.

The DO

02.05.18