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Blended Learning Options During Medical School

Interested in more styles for learning in medical school during didactic and clinical phases? Author Jordan Friedman of the U.S. News & World Report Journal examines the trend towards blended learning in medical school including discussion boards, computer-based simulations, and online activities prior to class. Visit here for the full article.

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Puyallup Tribal Authority Looking for Residency Program Coordinator

Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare or Business related field required. Experience with administrative duties and demonstrable excellence in customer relations. Minimum two (2) years’ experience in a medical environment. One year working in a Tribal Community. Intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Office Suite programs. Interested individuals should go to http://www.eptha.com/Employment.html

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DOs Caring for Veterans

The osteopathic profession is well-suited for caring for military personnel and veterans; the whole-person perspective is just what author Laura Selby discusses in an article of the AOA’s The DO magazine. Veterans experience different social and environmental factors than do the general population, and three DOs who work with veterans share their helpful perspectives. Visit here […]

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Advantage of DOs in OBGYN

Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) gives DOs an advantage in many specialties, including obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Anita Showalter, DO, from PNWU shares the advantages of using OMT in practice such as diagnosing somatic dysfunction, back and pelvic pain, and breastfeeding issues. Visit this issue of The DO to learn more.

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Involvement of DOs in Healthcare Reform

Did you know we had DO Day on Capitol Hill on April 13th? The AOA’s The DO magazine author Rose Raymond highlights the importance of DOs in healthcare policy reform and the desire for the osteopathic perspective in a recent article. Visit their website for the full article details and visit the AOA’s website for awareness about National […]

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Training for DOs in GME programs

In an article in AOA’s The DO magazine, author Rose Raymond discusses joint training between MDs and DOs in GME programs. The parallel training of both types of physicians helps to treat patients more holistically as the US moves towards a single accreditation system. Check out the original article here for more details.  

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Support DO Students in the PNW

Since our founding in 1985, the Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation has been supporting the education of committed osteopathic medical students from the Pacific Northwest, primarily Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. Check out this video of Anne Baker Bealer, student at PNWU-COM 2016 and recipient of a NWOMF 2014/15 scholarship, describing how she would explain an osteopathic physician […]

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Foundation Asked To Present and Moderate Collaboration for Medical Education in Idaho Conference

DOs and a variety of Idaho health care educators and professionals gathered at Idaho State University Meridian Health Science Center to talk about the new Proposed Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine. The conference objective is to build collaborative relationships within Idaho among a variety of stake holders in the state’s health care system. Executive Director […]

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