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Assessing patient experience of the tenets of osteopathic medicine

Glenn E. Davis, MS; Walter Carl Hartwig, PhD; Richard B. Riemer, DO; Chandra Char, PhD; Adam McTighe, PsyD, MBA; and David Kremelberg, PhD
The objectives of this study were to assess patient experience of the tenets of osteopathic medicine, physician empathy, satisfaction with the visit, and to compare the results for patients who saw DOs with those who saw MD physicians.
Medical Education

Awareness and interest in osteopathic manipulative treatment in allopathic medical students

Anne Darby, DO; Jessica A. Parascando, MPH; Matthew Lipinski, DO; Chang Lipinski, DO; Megan Mendez-Miller, DO; Arthur Berg, PhD; David Rabago, MD; and Tamara K. Oser, MD
The objective of this study was to determine allopathic medical students’ familiarity with OMT and to evaluate their interest in an elective osteopathic curriculum.
Public Health and Primary Care

Associations of clinical personnel characteristics and controlled substance prescribing practices

Robert Millhollon, BS; Covenant Elenwo, MPH; Alex Lundberg, BS; Will Roberts, DO; Jason Beaman, DO; Natasha Bray, DO; and Micah Hartwell, PhD

Distinguished Service Award Application

We are pleased to announce nominations are being accepted for the AOA’s highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award. This prestigious award is presented annually to deserving physicians or lay individuals for outstanding contributions to the understanding and advancement of osteopathic medicine through research, education, financial aid, or other areas that enable the profession to make a greater contribution to public health. Nominations are due by 11:59 p.m. CT on Saturday, April 1. The application can be found here:

Proposed Amendments to the AOA Bylaws

View the proposed amendments to the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Bylaws that will be presented for action at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the House of Delegates, which will occur July 15-17, 2022.