The DO

Nominate your mentor for the 2019 AOA Mentor of the Year award

Through March 10, you can let the world know how much your mentor has meant to you by nominating him or her for the 2019 AOA Mentor of the Year award.

The DO

02.13.19

The DO

Celebrate Black History Month with these 10 osteopathic physicians

Check out the inspiring stories about 10 black physicians and their contributions to osteopathic medicine, their patients and the overall health care system.

The DO

02.13.19

The DO

Money matters: These 10 US cities saw the highest doctor pay growth in 2018

Doctor pay grew by an average of 15% in Fresno, California, and New Orleans last year, according to a Doximity report. See which other cities made the list.

The DO

02.12.19

News Releases

Researchers say up to 15% of children have sleep apnea, yet 90% go undiagnosed

CHICAGO—February 12, 2019—Children are grossly underdiagnosed for sleep disordered breathing (SDB), which includes obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), and the symptoms may be wrongly attributed to behavior issues, according to research in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Sleep apnea and related conditions can cause lasting damage to brain development during crucial years. As a … Read More

AOA Media Team

02.12.19

JAOA

Antidepressants increase risk of gastrointestinal, intracranial bleeding, researchers find

A review in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association finds when selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are combined with certain other over-the-counter or prescription medications, gastrointestinal or intracranial bleeding may occur.

JAOA

02.07.19

The DO

DOs prepare to ask federal lawmakers for meaningful policy changes

Lowering administrative burdens for physicians and supporting DO workforce development top the AOA’s federal policy priorities for 2019.

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02.06.19

The DO

Where first-year residents train affects their risk of becoming depressed, study suggests

Lack of timely faculty feedback and long work hours are among the critical factors within residency programs that are associated with interns developing depression.

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02.06.19

The DO

To post or not to post? That is the question for DOs on social media

Tweeting, posting, liking and sharing are popular methods of engagement. But how much is too much and what crosses the line?

The DO

02.05.19

The DO

It’s a match: Final DO Match Day produces more than 500 primary care residents

Primary care specialties account for more than half of matches, with orthopedic surgery leading specialty placements. The AOA Match is ending as the AOA and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) wind down the fourth year of a five-year transition to a single accreditation system for graduate medical education.

The DO

02.04.19