Boasting state-of-the-art technology and targeted recruitment methods, seven new and two proposed osteopathic medical schools take aim at physician shortages by training primary care physicians to serve in underserved regions.
Many osteopathic medical students enter into committed relationships. Others choose to remain unattached—at least most of the time. Often, their dating decisions have a major impact on their lifestyles and their careers.
To entice osteopathic medical students, interns and residents to study their profession’s past struggles and achievements, the AOA Bureau of Osteopathic History and Identity is conducting its third annual history essay competition.
Several AOA leaders were honored this winter: Former AOA president Marcelino Oliva, DO, was named Family Physician of the Year, AOA Executive Director John B. Crosby, JD, received a Distinguished Service Award, and AOA department director Shawn Martin was recognized for his work on Capitol Hill.
AOA President John A. Strosnider, DO, reviews the AOA’s Clinical Assessment Program.
AOA Executive Director John B. Crosby, JD, evaluates the AOA’s latest membership figures and outlines the AOA’s “1880 or Bust” membership drive.
Physicians need to be concerned with customer service—how they handle patients, how their staffs treat patients, how they make patients aware of their concerns for them—writes Arnold Melnick, DO.
Two osteopathic medical students are developing a guide that will help their classmates, as well as osteopathic physicians, remember the cornerstone techniques of their profession.