Work-life balance
Sept. 18, 2019

More doctors are choosing to work part-time

DOs share how they made the switch from full-time to part-time and what this change has meant for their quality of life.

Testing, testing
Sept. 18, 2019

9 tips for crushing board exams

Preparing for and taking these exams is often stressful and difficult, but a strategic approach can boost your confidence.

Public health
Sept. 18, 2019

Vaping by the numbers

The explosive rise in a serious lung illness linked to vaping spotlights the popularity of e-cigarettes in teens and young adults. Here’s a look at how we got here.

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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.