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The importance of osteopathic physician scientist training programs

Steven J. Doyle, OMS II
Public Health and Primary Care

National disparities in colorectal cancer screening in patients with comorbid conditions: an analysis of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

Benjamin Greiner, DO, MPH; Ronak Gandhi, DO; Robinder Abrol, DO; Milee Patel, DO; and Micah Hartwell, PhD
Each year, approximately 53,200 people die in the U.S. from colorectal cancer (CRC), indicating a need to increase screening efforts. To analyze CRC screening rates in patients with comorbidities compared with healthy patients, and to assess whether the number of comorbid diagnoses impacted screening rates, the authors performed cross sectional analysis of 279,784 patients who received CRC screening using the 2018 and 2019 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS).
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Polyarticular, ulcerated tophaceous gout

Cara M. Borelli, DO, and Brendan T. Doherty, MD

JOM Employs Double Blind Peer Review

JOM now utilizes double blind peer review for all manuscript submissions, so that authors and reviewers remain anonymous to one another. This method can reduce bias, and we undertook the change to demonstrate our commitment to the most thorough, fair, equitable, impartial, and timely iteration of peer review possible. Look for our upcoming Editorial in the May issue of JOM to learn more about our entire peer review process!

Journal of Osteopathic Medicine launches inaugural issues

Journal of Osteopathic Medicine (JOM) – known for 119 years as the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association – published its inaugural issue in January 2021. Learn how the osteopathic medical profession’s journal of record has been refreshed and refocused by reading the introductory Editorial from Dr. Ross Zafonte, JOM’s Editor in Chief; a Q&A with Melissa Schmidt, JOM’s Director; and an announcement from AOA President Dr. Thomas Ely and CEO Dr. Kevin Klauer.