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Feb. 27, 2014

Students to advocate for osteopathic medicine in Washington, D.C.

OSU-COM students and representatives participate in the 2013 D.O. Day on Capitol Hill.OSU-COM students and representatives participate in the 2013 D.O. Day on Capitol Hill.

A group of 13 OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine students will meet with members of Congress to educate them about osteopathic medicine on Thursday, March 6 during D.O. Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

The day-long event, organized by the American Osteopathic Association, includes legislative briefings and meetings with members of Congress and their staffers to discuss the distinction between osteopathic and allopathic medicine, payment reform and ways to expand the physician workforce.

D.O. Day on Capitol Hill gives OSU medical students an opportunity to share their passion for osteopathic medicine and be an advocate for their profession in the nation's capital.

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