'Tis the season
Nov. 14, 2018

Top 10 gifts for doctors and med students this holiday season

We’ve found gifts sure to please any DO or medical student you’re shopping for or make a welcome addition to your own wish list.

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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.