Survey Shows Debt Doesn’t Dictate Medical Students’ Specialty Choices

A new survey from the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) finds fourth-year osteopathic medical students are more likely to choose their specialty based on intellectual content rather than their level of student debt. About 77% of nearly 5,500 students surveyed responded, giving insight into their post-graduation plans, the financial burden of medical […]

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Foundation Scholarship Program Needs Your Support!

Since 1985, the Foundation has provided tuition scholarships to osteopathic medical school students from the Northwest. Our goal is to provide $100,000 in scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year, but we can’t do that without your help! Please consider making your contribution today! You can get additional information on our scholarship program, see previous scholarship […]

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New National Academy of Medicine Paper Addresses Physician Burnout

American Osteopathic Association leadership partnered with education experts and several DOs and medical students to publish the piece. Depression among physicians is also on the rise, with over 300 physicians taking their lives each year, reports a new National Academy of Medicine perspective piece on addressing physician burnout and depression. “As past president of the […]

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Founders’ Evening Awardees – Where Are They Now?

John Shonerd, DO was recognized with the J. Scott Heatherington Lifetime Achievement Award from the Foundation in 2004. Dr. John Shonerd received his medical degree at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, in East Lansing, MI. For the past 27 years, Dr. Shonerd has been an ongoing member of the board of directors of […]

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Read about 10 DOs doing awesome things!

These DOs are working hard to make positive changes in the health care system and improve the lives of patients. This is just a few “teasers” to get you to read the full article: Nasa’s Top Doc Cleveland Clinic Lung and Heart-Lung Transplant Program $450,000 Center for Disease Control Grant for antibiotic resistance Free dinners […]

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Foundation Scholarship Program Needs Your Support!

Since 1985, the Foundation has provided tuition scholarships to osteopathic medical school students from the Northwest. Our goal is to provide $100,000 in scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year, but we can’t do that without your help! Please consider making your contribution today! You can get additional information on our scholarship program, see previous scholarship […]

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