The opioid epidemic has reshaped the interests and energies of practitioners and programs in every medical specialty. The faculty and alumni of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine share their professional stories and personal viewpoints about dealing with what has been called the worst public health crisis in American history.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine alumni share complex, multilayered, personal and, at times, emotionally charged stories.
Assistant Deputy Health Affairs, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, Army Pentagon, Washington, D.C., Arlington, Virginia
Chief Medical Officer, Knox Community Hospital, Mount Vernon, Ohio
Physician Assistant, Shady Grove Fertility, Washington, D.C., Columbia, Maryland
Retired Proctologist and General Practitioner, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Owner, Gutierrez Holistic Family Medicine, LLC; Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences; and Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Regional Assistant Dean, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, Eugene, Oregon
Psychology Resident, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia