Category: DO Corner

What does Unified GME mean for DO students?

By Ryan Nguyen In a statement released in late February 2014, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and the American Council on Graduate Medical Education (AGCME) announced they have finally agreed to a single accreditation system for graduate medical education. The surprising news comes on the heels of previously […]

Searching for Osteopathic Residencies

By Sean Martin While the process of applying to residency can be very stressful, there are resources available through the American Osteopathic Association (AOA®) that make finding residencies a breeze. Researching residencies can be a fun way to kill time. I have found that it gives me something […]

DO Corner: Using OMT on Rotations

By Sean Martin With COMLEX now behind you, it is time to start learning some clinical medicine. One area in which many osteopathic students have trouble is using OMM in the hospital. Many students are afraid to ask attendings permission to perform simple techniques. So here are a […]

DO Corner: COMLEX Test Day Tips

By Sean Martin COMLEX test day is your chance to prove that you have mastered the first two years of medical school. To those of you who have reached this milestone, congratulations! To the rest of you, read on. The goal of this post is to try to […]

DO Corner: DO Post Match Perspective

By Sean Martin This year, more MD and DO students alike elected to pursue postgraduate training in primary care specialties. In the osteopathic match, family medicine matches increased by 11% and internal medicine matches increased by 9%. So, from a DO perspective, what does it mean that more […]