Pennsylvania Otolaryngologists as a Model for the Implications of Practice Location of Osteopathic vs Allopathic Surgical Subspecialists

Shane Griffith, Anton Power, Mark Strand
2017 The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association  
Evidenced-based models should be used to predict future implications of the single accreditation system for graduate medical education. Compared with other states, Pennsylvania has a relatively high number of osteopathic physicians (ie, DOs) and may be used as a model for a health care system with an increased DO presence. Objective: To compare the geographic distribution of otolaryngologist DOs with otolaryngologist allopathic physicians (ie, MDs) in Pennsylvania and identify differences in
more » ... munity size (urban, urbanized, and rural) in which these physicians practice.
doi:10.7556/jaoa.2017.109 pmid:28846121 fatcat:3owvzseu2jbthncxwyr55rqoqu