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TEDMED 2014: ‘The future of medicine is in good hands’

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Highlights of the medical conference included presentations on physician transparency and tissue-targeted drugs, attendees say.

In Memoriam: Sept. 4, 2014

View the names of recently deceased osteopathic physicians.

Former AOA President Carlo DiMarco, DO, remembered as leader, educator

Friends say they will miss Dr. DiMarco's help and guidance. “He always said, ‘You got it,’ " a colleague recalls. "Whatever you asked, he did and he did it well."

In Memoriam: Aug. 1, 2014

View the names of recently deceased osteopathic physicians.

Video: What mobile apps help you practice better?

"I can't tell you how much apps and mobile devices have changed the way I practice medicine," said Robert Hasty, DO.

House supports profession’s entry into a single GME accreditation system

The action caps more than two years of deliberations, negotiations and soul-searching. "I am elated," student says.

More research needed on recreational marijuana, House determines

Concern over growing public acceptance of marijuana spurred two resolutions, which the House did not pass.

House supports guiding patients to evidence-based medical websites, apps

With the vast range in the credibility of information on the Internet, a resolution addressing patient use of medical websites is needed, delegate says.

House calls for state, federal regulation of e-cigarettes

The FDA issued a proposed rule to regulate e-cigarettes, which is as far as federal regulation has reached.

House supports offering residency positions to US med school grads first

"These residency positions are paid for by federal tax dollars, so U.S. citizens should have the first opportunity to fill them," says Steven Sherman, DO.

Humble leader from the Cleveland Clinic ready to take over as AOA president

Colleagues say Robert Juhasz, DO, will bring expertise in osteopathic medical education and stamina for advocacy to the role.

In Memoriam: July 10, 2014

View the names of recently deceased osteopathic physicians.

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