D.O. or Do Not: The Osteopathic Physician's Journey for Premed & Medical Students

Episode 48: Tonni Bacoat-Jones D.O. Pain Management and Obstetrical Anesthesiologist

May 25, 2021 Season 1 Episode 48
D.O. or Do Not: The Osteopathic Physician's Journey for Premed & Medical Students
Episode 48: Tonni Bacoat-Jones D.O. Pain Management and Obstetrical Anesthesiologist
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D.O. or Do Not: The Osteopathic Physician's Journey for Premed & Medical Students
Episode 48: Tonni Bacoat-Jones D.O. Pain Management and Obstetrical Anesthesiologist
May 25, 2021 Season 1 Episode 48

On this Episode of D.O. Or Do Not, Dr. Tonni Bacoat Jones shares her story with us. Dr. Jones graduated with a degree in Mathematics from Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina. She attended Medical school at  Des Moines University and completed a traditional osteopathic rotating internship in Brooklyn New York. Dr Jones completed a residency in  anesthesiology and subsequently a pain management fellowship at the University of Maryland at Baltimore. Ultimately, she went on to work and teach at Nova-Southestern University on the Clearwater campus, where she is currently the post baccalaureate gross anatomy course director and assistant course director for first year medical students.   Dr. Bacoat holds a Master of Public Health which she obtained through the George Washington University.

In this interview, Dr. Jones will tell us about her journey as a non traditional medical student who raised  her five year old daughter during her studies at Des Moines. She describes how an early family mentor led her to choosing Osteopathic Medicine and she will give students her study strategies to be successful in medical school . We hope you enjoy listening to Dr. Bacoat’s journey. 

Hosted by Tiffany Carlson
Edited by Nicholas Buskill

Show Notes

On this Episode of D.O. Or Do Not, Dr. Tonni Bacoat Jones shares her story with us. Dr. Jones graduated with a degree in Mathematics from Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina. She attended Medical school at  Des Moines University and completed a traditional osteopathic rotating internship in Brooklyn New York. Dr Jones completed a residency in  anesthesiology and subsequently a pain management fellowship at the University of Maryland at Baltimore. Ultimately, she went on to work and teach at Nova-Southestern University on the Clearwater campus, where she is currently the post baccalaureate gross anatomy course director and assistant course director for first year medical students.   Dr. Bacoat holds a Master of Public Health which she obtained through the George Washington University.

In this interview, Dr. Jones will tell us about her journey as a non traditional medical student who raised  her five year old daughter during her studies at Des Moines. She describes how an early family mentor led her to choosing Osteopathic Medicine and she will give students her study strategies to be successful in medical school . We hope you enjoy listening to Dr. Bacoat’s journey. 

Hosted by Tiffany Carlson
Edited by Nicholas Buskill