As we begin interviews for pediatric residencies, I am overwhelmed by the quality of students from each and every one of our osteopathic colleges.
What is even more important for me, and should be important for every osteopathic pediatrician in this country, is that the students now
I lived my life in what I thought was an intelligent and orderly fashion -- never with any absolute or preconceived philosophy, although with certain rules. And to me it was a highly satisfactory and successful life! But in retrospect (at 96 years of age), I lived with a driving and unrealized philosophy:
Over the next couple of weeks, our expanding neonatology practice is going to select four new attending neonatologists and participate in ranking fellowship (PGY4) candidates from hundreds of applicants. Everyone in our faculty practice has participated in residency ranking and
Obesity is an epidemic. We as physicians and the broader society have acknowledged this and, as a result, there have been incredible pushes towards solving this problem. Less talked about, however, is who exactly is obese.
Interviewed recently by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Patty Huang, developmental pediatrician at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, offered several tips to parents to use time-outs effectively and successfully. They are condensed here for the rest of us to use.
This issue of the PULSE will focus on multicultural children’s picture books. These may be great books to keep in your waiting rooms, on your list of recommended children’s books for parents, or recommend to children struggling to read at grade level. Each accessible language, and displays a wide variety of lives and cultures.
Research on gender identity was popularized in the 1950’s and explored in children as young as five. Gender identity is a unique field of interest, as it explores a person’s concept of their self as male or female, as opposed to sex, which is a person's biological makeup of male versus female chromosomes. There has also been much buzz in the media regarding individuals whose gender
In a previous PULSE, the AOA’s Osteopathic Continuous Certification (OCC) process was outlined in detail. We hope this assisted in clarifying the requirements for all five of the components. We also announced that the AOBP staff would hold a booth at the 2016 ACOP Conference. This booth was very successful with many diplomates visiting and asking questions about their personal OCC status. We greatly
The 1978 Pregnancy Discrimination Act amended Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibiting employment discrimination on the basis that pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions constitute sex discrimination under Title VII. As a federal law this supersedes state laws. State laws can provide additional protections to the federal law, but cannot be more liberal. Most states have additional state-level protections.
The ACOP has a fabulous spring conference planned in Louisville, Kentucky from Thursday, April 6 through Sunday, April 9, 2017! Why Louisville? STUDENTS! There are many osteopathic schools within driving distance. Many students make for a lively, well-balanced conference. Louisville is also home to the
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April 6-9, 2017
Hyatt Regency Louisville
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