When addressing the impending shortfall in primary care physicians, opening new schools and expanding class sizes is only half the battle. First, the profession must rekindle student interest in family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics.
New Orleans-area DOs detail their favorite sights, sounds and tastes of the city, revealing the unique mix of ingredients that makes New Orleans a true feast for the senses.
Comparative effectiveness research can provide objective, clinically relevant data to help physicians make better decisions, writes Carolyn M. Clancy, MD, the director of the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
During the annual AOA House of Delegates’ meeting, the AOA and the American Osteopathic Foundation recognized several individuals for their contributions to the profession.
To thrive in an environment calling for evidence-based medicine, electronic health records, pay for performance and increased efficiency, DOs must not shy away from change.
The AOA must move at warp speed to stay ahead of the curve and on the front lines of healthcare, and AOA President Larry A. Wickless, DO, is just the man to lead the way.
Your best bet for turning a fleeting idea into something tangible? Take out a pen and paper.
OMS Spotlight—Motional intelligence: MWU/AZCOM student studies how astronauts adapt to changes in gravity
At NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Joleen Kayanickupuram, OMS II, spent her summer break studying how astronauts adapt to changes in gravity.