News from ACOI

Docs Off the Clock: The Role of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) in Patient Care

Join Dr. Hermann on this week's podcast and learn how OMT can improve patient outcomes, what additional tools OMT gives osteopathic internists, and more.

A Look Ahead with ACOI President Robert L. DiGiovanni, DO, FACOI

The past year has been a challenge unlike any other for osteopathic internists, subspecialists, residents, fellows, and students. The ACOI responded by supporting its members through the creation of increased virtual learning opportunities, hosting our first-ever hybrid annual meeting, advocating on behalf of its members, and much more.

Undetectable = Untransmittable: Getting to Zero HIV Infections

In honor of World HIV/AIDS Day, the ACOI podcast series Docs off the Clock caught up with HIV expert, MarkAlain Dery, DO, FACOI who discussed the latest in HIV medications and how an undetectable viral load means that individuals are untransmittable to their intimate partners.

COVID-19 Vaccine: The Perils of Misinformation

COVID-19 vaccine misinformation has negatively affected the rate at which Americans are getting vaccinated. In the ACOI’s podcast series, Docs Off the Clock, Humayun "Hank" Chaudhry, DO, MACOI, and President of the Federation State Medical Boards (FSMB), discusses the threat of COVID-19 vaccine misinformation and disinformation to controlling the pandemic and to public health.

Physician Health and Wellness: Finding Balance in Today's World

This podcast explores the importance of physician health and wellness through the eyes of a physician who tragically experienced first-hand the importance of addressing the daily stresses and burdens of being a physician in today's healthcare system. Julie Sterbank, DO, FACOI, MPH provides advice on how to shed the belief that physicians must be superhuman and shares the importance of knowing how to disengage, find time away from work and rediscover what gives you joy while balancing the demands of the mounting pressures of being a physician.

Physician Contract Review

Are you accepting your first position as an employed physician or maybe changing your current practice arrangement? In the ACOI’s new podcast series, Docs Off the Clock, Sheila Mints, Esq., healthcare transactional expert, explores the physician contract review process for physicians looking to enter into an employment agreement. Tune in and hear Sheila’s thoughts about the expectations that can affect both the physician and the practice, including restrictive covenants and workplace culture.

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