At the International Seminar, Kathleen A. Spreen, DO, MPH, outlined the physical and psychological abuse endured by torture victims.
Two DOs proposed strategies for physicians who treat patients with ethnic and racial heritages different from their own.
Physicians who consult with patients before they travel overseas must be prepared to address such health-related hazards as jet lag, motion sickness, blood-borne pathogens and insect-borne disease.
More than 7,500 DOs, osteopathic medical students and friends of the profession had opportunities to exercise both their bodies and their brains at the 112th Annual AOA Convention and Scientific Seminar.
Nearly 600 early-risers showed up for the AOA convention’s DOs: Fit for Life Fun Run/Walk on Oct 2 in San Diego.
In November 2007, the AOA released its latest demographic profile of osteopathic physicians and osteopathic medical students. Flip to any chart in the report and you’re likely to find evidence of the profession’s growth.
The American Osteopathic Information Association is upgrading the medical practice Web sites of AOA members. In addition, DOCARE International unveiled its new Web site in November 2007.
AOA President Peter B. Ajluni, DO, provides an update on recent changes at DOCARE International.
AOA Executive Director John B. Crosby, JD, addresses the AOA’s challenges as it meets the diverse needs of the osteopathic medical profession.
Physicians must consider the flip side of the anti-obesity movement, writes Arnold Melnick, DO.