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DO vs MD

Andrew Taylor Still MD, DO, the founder of osteopathic medicine, started a new model for treating patients after years as a practicing MD physician. He was driven to start a new model for medicine in the United States due to the rampant over-use of drugs like heroin and cocaine for the treatment of so many common ailments in the 1800’s. 899 more words


House Honors Father of Osteopathic Medicine

Andrew Taylor Still (1828-1917), the founder of osteopathic medicine, was inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians this week.

The Hall of Famous Missourians is a collection of busts around the third floor rotunda in the Capitol that recognizes the noteworthy accomplishments of individuals that have lived in our state. 190 more words

Office Updates

Things are Coming Together

Things are beginning to come together.

Before I started medical school, I had a pretty strong interest in a specialty called physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R). 986 more words


Single accreditation for MDs and DOs by 2020?

Dr. Gina Reghetti comments on Dr. Wax’s letter to AOA (also copied below):

Dr Wax,

I hope he answers back. I wish that we could find an attorney that would file suit due to them restricting our unique trade of Osteopathic Medicine, a national historical healthcare system, that originated in America. 1,266 more words

Restriction Of Trade

PIHN Announces Procannas' Cannabinoid Transdermal Product Development

Polaris International Holdings, Inc. (PIHN) is excited to announce its medical division, ProCannas, has begun development of a unique and proprietary transdermal patch capable of delivering cannabinoids directly through the skin. 299 more words



Originally published in TheDO magazine Aug.2, 2013

The day I was accepted to medical school, I was trying to go about my life as usual and quell the internal freak-out building up inside of me. 1,367 more words


Chosing My Medical School

What a crazy year it has been; I have faced my greatest fears, worked harder then I ever thought possible, shelled out a lot of money, worried more than a little, and, after all that, I get to be a doctor. 1,265 more words

Life Balance