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This may be a dumb question but I was wondering if Allopathic schools would hire an Osteopathic physician to teach at their school. I'm going to a DO school and can see myself possibly teaching at a med school or maybe practicing and teaching 3rd and 4th year students during rotations in the future. I was wondering because where I plan on living in the future has allopathic schools locally and not osteopathic schools. Thanks.
 

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You will be hard-pressed to find any MD school without several DO's on faculty.
 

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Well think about it, if you do an allopathic residency and its at a teaching hospital, your going to be teaching med students anyway as a resident. Why would they object to you teaching them as an attending?
 

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Yes, and you will find MD teaching at osteopathic schools too.
 

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I interviewed at an MD program recently. There was a radiation-oncology clinical faculty member that was a DO. There were many others as well, that one just stood out.

I commented to the student (M1) tour guide about how many DOs there were on the faculty and in the hospital hallways. He gave this strange, non-comprehending look, so I said, "you know, D.O's, osteopathic medicine and all?". He said, "I know what they are, we definately don't have any here!". I actually opened the information folder they gave us and pointed out DOs listed at the school.

Probably was one of those ignorant pre-allo posters saying how they would never go to a DO doc, yet unbeknownst to him is getting his med education from a DO!
 

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The new chair of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Harvard Medical School is a D.O. and graduate of NSU-COM!
 

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And the Devil went to Stewart University. :laugh:
 

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The devil dropped out of middle school. That's why he's the ****ing devil. When your job requires you to live in hell (or Oklahoma), you know that you made a wrong choice somewhere along the line with your education.
 

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The devil dropped out of middle school. That's why he's the ****ing devil. When your job requires you to live in hell (or Oklahoma), you know that you made a wrong choice somewhere along the line with your education.
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As everyone has said, it would actually be pretty tough to find any allo school without a DO on faculty. I know several off the top of my head who are quire distinguished.
 

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This may be a dumb question but I was wondering if Allopathic schools would hire an Osteopathic physician to teach at their school. I'm going to a DO school and can see myself possibly teaching at a med school or maybe practicing and teaching 3rd and 4th year students during rotations in the future. I was wondering because where I plan on living in the future has allopathic schools locally and not osteopathic schools. Thanks.

why not? For instance a cardiologist DO/MD can teach during a cardio block. DO doesn't imply OMM, some specialize in it but when you teach a specific system or course you wouldn't simply bring in manipulation into it. DO/MD's are doctors and have similar technical skills besides all the pre-med distinctions in the clinical world they both can run the table.
 

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I commented to the student (M1) tour guide about how many DOs there were on the faculty and in the hospital hallways. He gave this strange, non-comprehending look, so I said, "you know, D.O's, osteopathic medicine and all?". He said, "I know what they are, we definately don't have any here!". I actually opened the information folder they gave us and pointed out DOs listed at the school.


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Whew! Thanks to the holistic nature of the divine, I still have a shot at heaven even though I've ****ed up my life so bad:laugh:

I don't have a shot,regardless of future decisions
 
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