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AOA at Work

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.

Q&A: Straight talk with AOA leaders about the new single GME system

Looking for more details about the plan to form a single system of GME accreditation? The AOA's president and president-elect open up.

History essay contest: Students, interns and residents can win up to $5,000

The AOA's annual competition encourages students, interns and residents to study the profession's past struggles and achievements.

White coats in Washington: DO Day attendees push SGR repeal, GME growth

"When there's 50 or 60 physicians standing in a hallway outside of a senator's office, it does have a massive impact," says Teshina Wilson, DO.

AOA names veteran Mayo Clinic academic leader as new editor in chief

The AOA has selected infectious diseases investigator Robert Orenstein, DO, to advance the AOA’s strategic agenda for osteopathic medical research and lead the JAOA.

Building bridges: How the AOA’s new executive director creates change

A veteran health strategist, Adrienne White-Faines, MPA, looks to heighten the AOA's profile and strengthen its influence.

OMED 2013: Local DOs and students share their fave spots in Las Vegas

Neon, nightlife and nature await OMED attendees. Insights from local DOs and students can help you make the most of your time.

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