American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

COM Accreditation

The AOA Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) serves the public by establishing, maintaining, and applying accreditation standards and procedures to ensure that academic quality and continuous quality improvement delivered by the colleges of osteopathic medicine (COMs) reflect the evolving practice of osteopathic medicine. The scope of the COCA encompasses the accreditation of the COMs.


 Upcoming COCA Meeting


The Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) will meet at the Hyatt Rosemont in the Lindbergh Room BCD, 6350 N. River Road, in Rosemont, Illinois.


Thursday, April 26 - Executive session only from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday, April 27 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday, April 28 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, April 29 - Executive session only from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.


Be sure to make your reservations for the COCA Meeting. The group meeting rate is $123 per night plus tax.