JAOA

JAOA cannabis study covered by CNN, Newsweek, Reuters, Vice and others

Patients who regularly use cannabis can require more than two times the usual level of sedation when undergoing medical procedures, the study found.

JAOA

04.18.19

The DO

Here’s how DOs and med students across the country are celebrating NOM Week 2019

Happy NOM Week! See how members of the profession are lifting each other up and spreading the word about osteopathic medicine.

The DO

04.17.19

The DO

Life outside medicine: These DOs paint, play music and raise chickens

Maintaining a well-balanced life outside of medicine is key to productivity within the profession. Learn how creative pursuits, yoga and culinary education help some DOs find work-life balance.

The DO

04.17.19

AOA

Leading the way: Apply to serve on an AOA bureau, council or committee

The AOA is accepting applications and nominations for open leadership positions on its 2019-20 bureaus, councils, and committees. Applications and nominations must be submitted by Monday, May 20.

AOA

04.16.19

The DO

Money matters: How much money doctors are making in 2019

The average doctor salary has increased by about $13,000 year over year, according to Medscape’s annual physician compensation reports.

The DO

04.16.19

The DO

Celebrate the profession: 6 osteopathic researchers to know for National Osteopathic Medicine Week

From low back pain to stress reduction, these osteopathic researchers are helping us better understand important topics in health care.

The DO

04.15.19

News Releases

Regular cannabis users require up to 220% higher dosage for sedation in medical procedures

CHICAGO—April 15, 2019—Patients who regularly use cannabis may require more than two times the usual level of sedation when undergoing medical procedures, according to a study published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Researchers in Colorado examined medical records of 250 patients who received endoscopic procedures after 2012, when the state legalized recreational … Read More

AOA Media Team

04.15.19

AOA

It’s National Osteopathic Medicine Week! Share your DO pride

Help raise awareness of osteopathic medicine and DOs in communities big and small throughout the country. Join the celebration by entering our annual photo contest and adding a NOM Week Facebook overlay.

AOA

04.14.19

The DO

U.S.-trained DOs recognized as equal to MDs in 20 African countries

The Association of Medical Councils of Africa recently approved a resolution recognizing U.S.-trained DOs as fully licensed physicians with practice rights equivalent to MDs.

The DO

04.10.19