The DO | Print Archives

October 2008

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Election dissection: Delegates take a close look at the AOA’s electoral process

Despite the openness of many of the AOA’s operations, one activity remains something of a mystery to a large number of DOs—the nomination of AOA officers and other AOA trustees.

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Rededication, reformation, renewal: Vision for the profession’s future

Delivering the 63rd Andrew Taylor Still Memorial Address, 2001-02 AOA President James E. Zini, DO, stressed unity among and emphasized the importance of osteopathic graduate medical education to the future of osteopathic medicine.

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Newsbriefs—AOA introduces new insurance broker for members

The AOA is partnering with Aon Affinity Insurance Services to provide members with a variety of insurance products and services. In addition, Frank Luntz, PhD, will give the keynote address at the AOA convention in Las Vegas in October.

President’s Voice—Gathering data to improve patient care

AOA President Carlo J. DiMarco, DO, outlines the AOA’s Clinical Assessment Program.

Executive Director’s Desk—2,669 in FY09: Deciding to participate in a great association

"You cannot get the services we provide from anyone else," writes AOA Executive Director John B. Crosby, JD, in detailing the benefits of AOA membership.

To the Point—A common itch!

Arnold Menick, DO, calls attention to a common, irritating grammatical gaffe.

OMS Spotlight—Anatomy of giving: Cadavers inspire student to create mural

An LMU-DCOM student paints a mural in his school’s anatomy laboratory in memory of body donors.