OMS Life

Stephanie Lee, OMS IV

Packing for away rotations: Here’s what is essential

Stephanie Lee, OMS IV, shares a packing list of items that helped her feel ready to perform at her highest potential. 


Aerial Petty, DO

Breaking down housing equity policy in the US

As an AOA Training in Policy Studies (TIPS) fellow, Aerial Petty, DO, shares how housing inequity is intricately tied to health care.

Career Moves

Christopher Behringer, DO

6 ways to be a physician without practicing clinical medicine

Christopher Behringer, DO, says a mix of clinical and nonclinical work is his professional sweet spot. He shares the benefits of this approach and tips for others who are interested in it.

No Limits

Daniel J. Waters, DO, MA

Get to know the AOA’s president-elect, OB-GYN Teresa A. Hubka, DO

In this interview, Dr. Hubka discusses her journey as she readies herself to become the second woman president of the AOA.

DOs to Know

Alex Sher, OMS IV

A winning pair: This brother DO duo went from wrestling to wellness

Brothers Karl Nadolsky, DO, and Spencer Nadolsky, DO, blend their wrestling background with health care advocacy, combating misinformation through their podcast and collaborative efforts.

What's Trending

Margo Winter, OMS III

How medical students are using social media in 2024

Today, social media networks offer valuable opportunities for med students to enhance their education, writes Margo Winter, OMS III. She also shares some of the challenges and risks of using social media as a medical student.

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"It really does take a village to raise a family. If you have friends and relatives nearby , seek their help. If you are alone, find people you trust to make your village."

Focus The benefits of pursuing research

DOs and medical students explain how research has helped guide them, and what to look for.