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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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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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National Osteopathic Medicine Week Begins Today

To emphasize the importance of “Advancing Wellness through the Osteopathic Approach,” the Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation is extending this invitation for you celebrate by becoming a Sustaining Member and showing your support for our commitment to the Principles of Osteopathic Medicine. Information on becoming a member and what your membership supports is available at nwosteo.org/membership. […]

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Become a Life Member of the Foundation

Tonight the Foundation will be holding it’s 2017 Annual Meeting. (Registration and information are available at www.nwosteo.org/membership/annual-meeting.) Why not join Katina Rue, DO from Yakima, WA and become a life member of the Foundation! Your $1,000 contribution will go into the Foundation General Endowment where it will grow and support Foundation programs in perpetuity. Information […]

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Foundation Annual Meeting

To find out more about the Foundation serves the public through awareness, serves physicians through education and advances the principles of osteopathic medicine, join us for our 2016 Annual Business Meeting! The meeting will be held on March 15 via conference call and everyone is welcome to participate. To get more details and register, please […]

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Fascial Distortion Model Seminar Offering A Limited Time 10% Registration Discount

The American Fascial Distortion Model Association (AFDMA) is offering a 10% registration discount on it’s upcoming Module 2 Seminar in Anchorage, AK on January 27 – 29, 2017. Registration must be completed by December 26 to receive the 10% discount. Registration is available online at http://afdma.com/module2 . FDM is an abbreviated interpretation of the pathology […]

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Osteopathic Physicians Partner with Joining Forces to Support Veterans

On this Veterans Day, we honor these brave men and women by raising awareness in the osteopathic community about the importance of having a comprehensive understanding of the unique physical and mental health care needs of our service members, veterans, and their families. Through Joining Forces (www.joiningforces.gov) medical students, physicians and other health care providers […]

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KCUMB-COM Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCUMB-COM) was founded in 1916 as one of the five original osteopathic medical colleges. It is now the 12th largest medical school in the country graduating over 260 doctors each year. Additional information on “A Century of Triumph” is available at www.kcumb.edu/100. The Foundation […]

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