Latest Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Stories

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...

2014-01-17 12:24:58

Arnold P. Gold Foundation funds initiative to develop mentors for future doctors INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MU-COM) has received a $25,000 grant from the Arthur P. Gold Foundation to fund its Meaningful Medicine Mentoring Program: A Humanistic Approach to Patient Care initiative. The program is designed to develop Central Indiana physicians into mentors for students at the first-year medical school,...

2013-12-10 23:22:54

Premier international organization for regulatory excellence adopts ProExam Vault for certifications. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Professional Examination Service (ProExam), the most experienced organization in professional licensure and certification services, today announced that the Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR) will use ProExam Vault to issue digital credentials for its highly regarded National Certified Investigator and Inspector Training (NCIT)...

2013-11-29 23:02:59

An innovative medical education technology company that provides the most up-to-date and relevant study assessment materials for medical and health exams for physicians and health practitioners has launched a new website in an effort to help physicians. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Representatives with BoardVitals.com announced today that it has officially launched BoardPassRates.com, a free tool that helps physicians see their expected Board Pass Rate percentage. Daniel...

2013-11-12 09:15:23

Graduate Medical Education (GME) has fallen short in training physicians to meet changes in the U.S. population and health care delivery systems. But a new proposed funding mechanism coupled to a competitive peer-review process may be the best way to reform the process, according to an analysis and commentary in the November issue of Health Affairs. Dr. David Goodman, professor at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, and Dr. Russell G. Robertson, dean of the...

2013-11-05 23:23:21

Starting in November 2013, Mobile Health will have 2 medical centers with Certified Medical Examiners for DOT physicals and drug tests. They plan on adding 4 more certified examiners to cover all boroughs of New York City and Nassau County. (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 In compliance with new 2014 DOT requirements, Mobile Health is proud to have Natalya Ageyeva as a Certified Medical Examiner by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Natalya will be responsible for all DOT...

2013-11-01 23:22:40

Embedding culture into the classroom is an essential part of the education that students experience in the foreign language program and throughout the general curriculum at Andrews Osborne Academy (AOA). With a focus on understanding global perspectives and communities, as part of AOA’s mission, students explore the practices and products that shape how societies think and see the world. Willoughby, OH (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Embedding culture into the classroom is an essential part...

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...

2013-10-23 23:30:38

Spaceship shooter game app Scrub Wars® helps medical students study for the USMLE and COMLEX board exams. Jackson, WY (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Medical students can now master their board and course exams while they shoot asteroids all in one exciting app. Spaceship shooter game Scrub Wars® helps medical students learn basic science gems and clinical pearls so they can more easily memorize facts for their board vignettes and courses. Not meant to replace traditional study, the...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'