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