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You're Getting What Degree?? The Difference Between MD and DO.

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For the past few days I have been getting up at the crack of dawn (literally) because my significant other has been at orientation for his new nursing position. 1,309 more words

Medical School

Over the River and Through the Woods, to Medical School I go

Like many ambitious, Type-A, desperate pre-meds, I have spent the last 10 years doing anything and everything I could to get into medical school to an obsessive degree. 361 more words

Medical School

Top 5 Influences In My Journey into Integrative Medicine

The road leading to my discovery of integrative medicine started with a realization that there were tools missing in my “box.” Simply prescribing medications for diseases that clearly had multiple origins – physical, psychological, emotional and socioeconomic – was not adequate to address my patients’ needs. 329 more words

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Osteopathic Medicine: Working With Your Body to Heal Itself

As readers of my blog know, I’m an osteopathic physician (DO), and proud of it. This philosophy of medical practice began in the late 1800’s as a new idea of how to treat certain conditions without using harmful drugs or surgery. 409 more words


Acceptance: DO vs. MD

“One of the most startling findings of the past few years is the decline of empathy in medical learners during the course of their education. I believe shame has something to do with this because when you see yourself as a deficient person, let’s say as the result of an error, you don’t want others to see you that way as well.”

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You can D.O. it!

Why I Chose Osteopathic Medicine and Why You Can Too:

In light of the recent opening of the AMCAS and AACOMAS application services for the 2015-2016 cycle, I think it is both timely and appropriate for me to address the infamous (and  563 more words


What You Should Know About Osteopathy

Osteopathy is a method of detecting, preventing and treating health complications by massaging, moving and stretching a person’s joints and muscles. This practice is based on the principle that the well being of a person depends on their ligaments, bones and muscles as well as connective tissue working seamlessly together. 481 more words

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