Communicating to the public through newspapers, consumer magazines, online news sources and television and radio news programs is crucial to both disseminating accurate health information and demonstrating the DO difference.
Two years ago, as third-year osteopathic medical students, Elizabeth Gersuk, DO, and Heidi Kay Leftwich, DO, started a program that provides care for medically fragile and special-needs children and adults so their family caregivers can enjoy a night out.
The proposed osteopathic medical school at William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Miss., is searching for a dean. In addition, the AOA is encouraging DOs to remind patients about open enrollment for the Medicare Part D prescription drug plan.
AOA President Peter B. Ajluni, DO, recognizes individuals honored at the AOA convention this fall and takes a look at the proposed National Osteopathic Advocacy Center.
AOA Executive Director John B. Crosby, JD, reviews highlights of this year’s AOA convention.
When in doubt, keep it out, Arnold Melnick, DO, advises public speakers.