D.O. or Do Not: The Osteopathic Physician's Journey for Premed & Medical Students

D.O. or Do Not: The Osteopathic Physician's Journey for Premed & Medical Students

Interviews with Osteopathic physicians on how their trials and tribulations got them to where they are! Geared towards osteopathic students but also for all healthcare students, pre-medical students, practicing physicians as well as anyone else interested in medicine. Team: Hadia Tariq, Akito Nicol, Marichelle Pita, Thomas Jasionowski

Episodes

July 16, 2024 48 mins

In this weeks episode we hightlight Brian Loveless one of the authors of the DO journal where he discusses important topics such as Osteopathic distinctiveness. In our interview he will discuss not only his role as Associate Professor of NMM/OMM at Western University and his position as Chief Medical Officer at WesternU Health, but   why he thinks it is important to him to keep up his family practice clinical skills by working in U...

Mark as Played

 This week we are joined by Dr. Richard Jadick, author of the book “On Call In Hell” which chronicles his time as a physician in the navy, where he was awarded the Bronze Star with “Combat V” device for heroic valor after he saved many lives during the second battle of Fallujah. Dr. Jadick talks about his journey to osteopathic medicine starting with the time where his drive to become a physician was born during a snowy night as a ...

Mark as Played

On today’s episode, we interview Dr. Angela Franklin who is the President and CEO of Des Moines University.  Des Moines University Medical and Health Sciences Division is home of the second osteopathic school to open up in the United States and the 15th largest medical school in the country. The dean, Angela Franklin,  is a licensed clinical psychologist who completed her PhD at Emory University followed by a clinical internship at...

Mark as Played

In today’s we present our first in a series of  myths and misconceptions episode about Osteopathic Medicine.  Why are there so many new DO schools? There are many online comments and on  blogs commenting on the reason why, over the past ten years, so many Osteopathic Schools have opened.  Most of the reasons presented are unfounded and just plain untrue. Dr. Storch was asked this question on a recent interview on the white coat inv...

Mark as Played

Today's episode is short but powerful!  Hear about the D.O. or DO not road trip to OMED in Orlando!  We had the chance to spend time with the AOA and interview Osteopathic Medical Students from around the country!  Their excitement is infectious!  A special thanks to OnLineMedEd for allowing us to use their booth to conduct our interviews. For those of you not able to attend, we highly recommend a trip to San Antonio,Texas for...

Mark as Played

In today’s episode we will share with you an amazing rural family practice physician who represents the pinnacle of what all Osteopathic Physicians should strive to be.  Dr. Mylhan Myers was born in southern Missouri in an “Osteopathic Family” with multiple members who attended A.T. Still University in Kirksville.  Not surprisingly, with this background Dr. Meyers followed in their footsteps and knew early on that he wanted to go i...

Mark as Played

This week’s episode features two  4th year medical students Madison Salvitti and Ethan Kremer who will share with us their medical experience doing Osteopathic Research in Europe.  The trip was facilitated by Dr. Jordan Keys, the Director of the  Osteopathic Manipulation Center at NYIT-COM  (episode 106).  Madison and Ethan flew to Italy and spent 3 weeks in  Milan and Pescara participating and learning about Osteopathic Research i...

Mark as Played

Dr. Bradley Block is an ENT physician (M.D.) who has a podcast to teach doctors "things they should have been learning while they were studying the Kreb's Cycle."  Dr. Block reached out to us to discuss what Osteopathic Medicine is and what the differences between "Allopathic" or M.D. degrees and "Osteopathic" or D.O. degrees were.  For those of you who are not already familiar with what the D.O. ...

Mark as Played

This week we are joined by Bryce Piro, a medical student at VCOM - Carolinas who started his own company while in medical school - CoffeeDocs Co. Bryce gives an inside view of his journey and what prompted his idea to start this company with his roommates. He will discuss the process behind making his idea a reality, including how he got started as a content creator and how he ultimately transformed that into so much more. He will ...

Mark as Played

This week, we are joined by Dr. Michael Foti, a dedicated physician who serves as a professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, bringing his expertise and passion for medical education to the next generation of healthcare professionals. With a recommendation from the esteemed Dr. John Gimpel, Michael brings a wealth of experience as both a practitioner and educator. His journey, much like his passion for mental health advoc...

Mark as Played

Dr. Andrea Amalfitano is an osteopathic physician, has a PhD, is a pediatrician, geneticist, educator, patient advocate, virologist, dean . . . and so much more!

In today's episode Dr. Amalfitano discusses his pathway to Osteopathic Medicine,  from an immigrant family and a father who recommended medicine becuase. . . "doctors are never out of work!"  to a pediatric residency at the esteemed "Mayo Clini...

Mark as Played

We are always flattered when we are approached by exemplary physicians who wish to share their story.  On today’s episode we speak with Dr. Stella Rubina a physician who serves as Director of the Palliative Care Medicine Department at Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens. Dr. Rubina earned her bachelor's degree in psychology from Brooklyn College after which she attended NYITCOM for medical school. After considering a career in Orth...

Mark as Played

 This week we are joined by Dr. Josh Lenchus, who has been featured in the American Osteopathic Association’s “The DO” many times, most recently as the first DO to be elected as the president of the Florida Medical Association. While giving insight to his journey, Dr. Lenchus embodies a quote from the most recent article from “The DO” “You should never let where you come from dictate where you go”.  Dr. Lenchus walks us from the be...

Mark as Played

In this episode we interview four medical students who have been integral to the podcast over the past year.  Meet Violet, Matt, Ben and Lilly. . . all future Osteopathic Physicians!  Congratulations!  For anyone who wants to hear an uplifting story or who is interested in following in their footsteps. . . . we are so proud of all four of them! (if you're a premed. . . yes this is a pitch to join our team!)

Mark as Played

Today we interview Dr. Adrian Woolley who is the current Director of Osteopathic Clinical Medicine at Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine (DMUCOM) . Dr. Wooley received her medical education from DMUCOM and completed her medical residency in Family Practice and OMM at the Des Moines General Osteopathic Hospital. Today she shares with us her nontraditional journey in medicine which began as a forensic technician be...

Mark as Played

How flattering it is when amazing Osteopathic Physicians call US to be on the podcast!  In today’s episode, we welcome Dr. Mary S. Doellman, a board-certified otolaryngologist and allergy physician (ENT) with Phelps Health in Rolla, MO. As an active duty physician, she served as chief otolaryngologist in Fort Leonard Wood, MO, and as a staff otolaryngologist at Fort Carson in Colorado.

Dr. Doellman speaks not only about her passion ...

Mark as Played

 Today’s guest speaker is Dr. Vania Manipod. Dr. Manipod is a board-certified psychiatrist and graduate of Western University of Health sciences in Pamona California.  She is the editor-in-chief of the DO,  an amazing publication produced by practicing DOs  and osteopathic students which contains artilcles written about medical school, government advocacy, and life outside medicine.   It is amazing publication which if you are not ...

Mark as Played

In today's episode, we tackle the question of . . .  interested in primary care. . . should you do family practice or internal medicine?  and what are the differences?   To answer this question we called on Dr. Jill Sisselman, a board certified family practice doctor and her husband,   Dr. Stephen who did a residency in internal medicine. The couple attended medical school at the New York College of Osteopathi...

Mark as Played

In today’s episode, we are joined by Dr. Robert Hasty, Dean and Chief Academic Officer of OCOM.   This is a new osteopathic medical school which is opening it's doors in August 2024, in Orlando, FL. Dr. Hasty speaks about what the school will offer including  state of the art facilities, unique features of the curriculum and the incredible teaching staff at OCOM. He talks about the pros and cons of attending a "new school...

Mark as Played

On today’s episode of DO or Do Not, we sit down with Dr. Alan Yee. an associate clinical professor and neurology associate program director at the UC Davis Medical Center. Dr. Yee is a fellowship-trained critical care neurologist with clinical interests in osteopathic manipulative medicine and stroke recovery. Our conversation with Dr. Yee covers a broad span of topics from his medical journey to applying manual medicine in neurolo...

Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Let's Be Clear with Shannen Doherty

    Let’s Be Clear… a new podcast from Shannen Doherty. The actress will open up like never before in a live memoir. She will cover everything from her TV and film credits, to her Stage IV cancer battle, friendships, divorces and more. She will share her own personal stories, how she manages the lows all while celebrating the highs, and her hopes and dreams for the future. As Shannen says, it doesn’t matter how many times you fall, it’s about how you get back up. So, LET’S BE CLEAR… this is the truth and nothing but. Join Shannen Doherty each week. Let’s Be Clear, an iHeartRadio podcast.

    The Dan Bongino Show

    He’s a former Secret Service Agent, former NYPD officer, and New York Times best-selling author. Join Dan Bongino each weekday as he tackles the hottest political issues, debunking both liberal and Republican establishment rhetoric.

    Las Culturistas with Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang

    Ding dong! Join your culture consultants, Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang, on an unforgettable journey into the beating heart of CULTURE. Alongside sizzling special guests, they GET INTO the hottest pop-culture moments of the day and the formative cultural experiences that turned them into Culturistas. Produced by the Big Money Players Network and iHeartRadio.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

Advertise With Us
Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

Connect

© 2024 iHeartMedia, Inc.