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The Burden of the Badge: An MD Student’s Response to the FIGS Controversy

In this podcast/article from, the author questions how FIGS – a design-driven medical apparel company – let a flagrantly offensive advertisement against DOs get published, in addition to other criticism: “We should also ponder how – despite 150 years of DO education within the US – we’ve failed to correct the systemic discrimination against osteopathic students and physicians.”

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