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2014-07-22 16:27:34

CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates approved a policy recognizing that same-sex households need to have access to health insurance and health care, and supporting measures to eliminate discriminatory coverage. A study in Pediatrics found that children with same-sex parents are less likely to have private health insurance than children with married opposite-sex parents, particularly if they live in states that do...

2014-07-21 16:26:02

CHICAGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Companies that supply Durable Medical Equipment, like diabetic testing supplies and braces, often contact consumers directly about purchasing such supplies even if a physician has not authorized such use. The American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates voted to support efforts to eliminate unsolicited requests from companies that supply Durable Medical Equipment unless such equipment has been prescribed and discussed between...

2014-07-19 20:20:42

CHICAGO, July 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Throughout his four decade career in osteopathic medicine, Robert S. Juhasz, DO, an AOA board-certified internist, has always strived for professional growth, working his way up from an after school job as a dishwasher to president of what is now Cleveland Clinic's South Pointe Hospital in Warrensville Heights, Ohio. Today, Dr. Juhasz takes his drive for excellence to the next level as he begins serving as the 118(th) president of the...

2014-04-21 23:08:41

Sullivan Award nominees will have made, or will be making a truly outstanding contribution through an initiative to improve the health status of individuals, targeted groups, communities or the nation. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 The American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc. (AAPS) has issued a final call nominations for the Louis W. Sullivan, MD, 2014 Health Policy Leadership Award. The deadline for nominations is April 30. The award is presented in honor of Louis W....

2014-03-20 23:32:27

In the 2014 NRMP Main Residency Match results released today, more than 16,000 U.S. medical school seniors are among the 25,687 applicants who successfully matched to first-year residency positions. Students receive Match results today at their medical school Match Day ceremonies. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Embargoed for release until 1:00 PM EDT, March 21, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program®(NRMP®) 2014 Main Residency Match® results released today...

2014-02-26 23:00:56

Allopathic and Osteopathic medical communities commit to a single Graduate Medical Education accreditation system. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) have agreed to a single accreditation system for graduate medical education (GME) programs in the U.S. "This recognizes the important contributions of...

2014-02-26 16:28:33

CHICAGO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) have agreed to a single accreditation system for graduate medical education (GME) programs in the U.S. After months of discussion, the allopathic and osteopathic medical communities have committed to work together to prepare future generations of physicians with the highest...

2014-02-05 23:26:29

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) has analyzed trends in the numbers of post-graduate year one (PGY-1) residency positions available in the United States and graduation and match rates among students in U.S. medical schools. Washington, D.C (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) has released First-Year Graduate Medical Education in the United States 2002-2013, a trend analysis comparing PGY-1 training positions in the United States to medical...

2013-12-17 11:07:57

Penn Medicine physician calls for expansion of training in high-value, cost-conscious care Despite a national consensus among policy makers and educators to train residents to be more conscious of the cost of care, less than 15 percent of internal medicine residency programs have a formal curriculum addressing it, a new research letter published today in JAMA Internal Medicine by a Penn Medicine physician found. The study, led by first author Mitesh S. Patel, MD, MBA, a physician at the...

2013-10-24 23:30:14

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) has published Results of the 2013 Applicant Survey for Preferred Specialty and Applicant Type which identifies the top factors used by Match applicants as they rank and apply for residency training programs. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) has published the Results of the 2013 Applicant Survey by Preferred Specialty and Applicant Type. The survey asked applicants...


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