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Jan. 19, 2021

Considering rheumatology? Cleveland Clinic DO shares what you need to know

If you’re interested in investigating “really complex and puzzling diseases,” rheumatology might be the field for you, Cassandra Calabrese, DO, says.

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AOA files suit against ABIM

The lawsuit challenges an ABIM policy that effectively requires ACGME residency program directors to be certified by the ABIM, unfairly disadvantaging AOBIM-certified osteopathic physicians.

Jan. 7, 2021
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Requiem for the written note

There is something mystical about the thinking/writing nexus—the direct connection, the crackling intellectual current that flows unimpeded from brain to paper.

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.