DO vs MD, Is There a Difference?

One of the aspects to consider when deciding on your individual futures as healthcare workers is the type of degree you would like to obtain. To that end, here are a few links to websites that document and explain the simple difference between the often contested DO and MD degrees.

http://www.gapmedics.com/blog/2012/07/04/difference-between-an-md-and-a-do

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_MD_and_DO_in_the_United_States

http://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/medical-school-admissions-doctor/2012/04/23/how-to-decide-between-an-md-and-a-do