Mar 25 2014
David L. Broder, DO, of Melville, N.Y., was installed as vice speaker of the House of Delegates for the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), the national professional membership organization for the nation’s more than 104,000 osteopathic physicians (DOs) and osteopathic medical students.
“I am honored for this opportunity to serve the AOA in a new capacity as vice speaker of the House of Delegates,” says Dr. Broder. “The House of Delegates is tasked with setting organizational policy that influences the direction of health care today and in the future. I look forward to infusing my background as a parliamentarian to help the speaker and the delegates attend to their essential duties during the AOA’s annual business meeting.”
As one of the fastest-growing segments of health care professionals in the nation, the number of DOs has grown more than 200% over the past 25 years. With more than 50% of DOs in active practice specializing in one of the primary care areas of medicine, the osteopathic medical profession also has a strong tradition of serving in rural and medically underserved areas. the title here
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