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Ask the Doctor: D. Todd Detar, DO, Answers Questions about Osteopathic Medicine and His Role in the Community

D. Todd Detar, DO Q. What attracted you to medicine? A. While studying health education at the University of Delaware, a college sports injury ended my life’s dream of becoming an NFL player. One of my coaches saw an opportunity for me to work as a trainer for the Philadelphia Phillies, and over time, I… Read More »

New podcast series: Tell Me About It

Tell Me About It: HIV Conversations in the Community is a six-part podcast series of honest conversations sharing accurate and trustworthy information about HIV and sexual and reproductive health in a friendly and open way. Funded by Public Health England through their Reproductive Health, Sexual Health & HIV Innovation Fund, which supports new and innovative ways… Read More »

Things you should think about when you hear “vaccine by end of the year”

On July 27, 2020, the Washington Post reported, Two coronavirus vaccines begin the last phase of testing: 30,000-person trials, wrapping it in historical terms: Getty Images At 6:45 a.m. Monday, a volunteer in Savannah, Ga., received a shot in the arm and became the first participant in a massive human experiment that will test the effectiveness of… Read More »

What leading AMCs can teach about using EHRs for COVID-19 response

A report published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association examined the ways in which 15 academic medical centers leveraged their electronic health records to address the COVID-19 pandemic – and the ways in which existing initiatives have fallen short.   “EHRs contain many important data elements that can help with a… Read More »