With its second largest turnout, DO Day on Capitol Hill on April 24 drew 852 DOs, osteopathic medical students and supporters. Visiting the offices of 256 representatives and 82 senators, participants advocated for reforming the Medicare physician payment formula and raised awareness of the nation’s obesity epidemic.
During the second Medical Education Summit, educators and other leaders in the profession charted a course for reforming osteopathic graduate medical education.
Anthony J. Silvagni, DO, PharmD, makes a case for changing the DO degree designation to OMD.
Two DOs have created online resources that make it easy for their colleagues to recommend exercise and nutrition plans for patients.
AOA President Peter B. Ajluni, DO, recounts his May trip to the World Health Organization’s 61st World Health Assembly in Geneva.
AOA Executive Director John B. Crosby, JD, looks at how the AOA can increase its influence on Capitol Hill.
Mark D. Stephany, OMS IV, tells how the literary review Abaton was launched at DMU-COM.