Advertisement

Briefly 

News

MSUCOM, UNTHSC/TCOM lead DO schools in U.S. News rankings

  • |
  • News
  • |
  • April 2

Five osteopathic medical schools rank in the nation's top 100 medical schools for primary care, according to the magazine.

Mission possible: A brief how-to guide on medical missions

  • |
  • News
  • |
  • April 2

Interested in medical mission trips but unsure of where to start or what to expect? A seasoned traveler shares her wisdom.

Hero Next Door: Remembering a beloved physician, mentor, activist

  • |
  • News
  • |
  • Feb. 26

Jeffrey J. Patterson, DO, of Madison, Wis., was regarded as a great teacher whose quiet demeanor belied strong convictions.

Retail politics: Health care expert details threats to physicians

  • |
  • News
  • |
  • Dec. 6, 2013

The proliferation of retail clinics and medical tourism will heat up competition for physicians in coming years, says the CMO of a health care consulting firm.

4 ways hospitals and health clinics can make care more compassionate

  • |
  • News
  • |
  • Dec. 6, 2013

Many physicians don't realize how crucial compassion is to patients—and how it can improve outcomes, a health care executive says.

Pennsylvania DO’s new book delves into Lyme disease, tick-borne illnesses

  • |
  • News
  • |
  • Aug. 30, 2013

A Lyme disease survivor, Kathleen A. Spreen, DO, MPH, spent several years researching and writing the 830-page textbook.

Forget board scores. Postdoc training once required guile, pluck, ‘subterfuge’

  • |
  • News
  • |
  • July 3, 2013

Arnold Melnick, DO, reminds the profession of when there were hardly any specialty training opportunities for osteopathic physicians.

DO at center of West, Texas, explosion recounts night of horror

  • |
  • News
  • |
  • April 24, 2013

As the town's EMS director, George N. Smith, DO, coordinated disaster relief efforts following the explosion.

In face of tragedy, DOs in Boston Marathon shaken but inspired, renewed

  • |
  • News
  • |
  • April 19, 2013

While deeply saddened by the day's events, DOs say they are encouraged by the displays of kindness and empathy they witnessed.

DOs at Boston Marathon become first responders to gruesome scene

  • |
  • News
  • |
  • April 18, 2013

Two DOs—a race medical director and a runner—quickly responded to the bomb blasts.

Financing remains a challenge, but Wis. DOs push forward plans for new school

  • |
  • News
  • |
  • April 15, 2013

The school still needs $80 million to cover startup expenses, but leaders are optimistic.

NBOME survey of leaders gauges views on changes facing profession

  • |
  • News
  • |
  • March 26, 2013

NBOME summit attendees express both concern and optimism regarding proposed changes to OGME and other issues.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement