Medical Education
Jan. 12, 2022

How to find a mentor in medical school

Medical students who have gone through the process of finding a mentor share their tips.

Reading is fundamental
Jan. 12, 2022

5 books to read in 2022

If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to read more in 2022, we’ve got you covered.

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Year In Review

The DO 2021 recap

The AOA published nearly 300 news articles and features in its official weekly magazine last year. Here’s a look at 2021 in The DO.

Great debate

Does it matter if doctors wear white coats?

Dressing to impress

From germs to patient perception: Here’s what to consider when you’re considering the traditional physician garb. DOs who proudly wear their white coats and those whose coats live in their closets both weigh in. “I’m not opposed to physicians taking off their white coats in the office as they see appropriate, but it still sends a loud message about who we are and what we stand for in medicine,” says Anita Showalter, DO, associate dean at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences.