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Upcoming webinar March 16: Practice growth in 2021: adding popular new products and service lines to your practice

Tune in on March 16 at 7 p.m. CT for a webinar on adding popular new products and service lines to your practice in 2021. The webinar has AOA Category 2-A CME available and costs $40 for AOA members and $65 for nonmembers. This webinar will discuss the pros and cons of offering popular new … Read More

AOA Staff

03.03.21

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Aggressive intervention recommended to prevent pediatric diabetes

CHICAGO—March 2, 2021—Type 2 diabetes, once considered an adult disease, is increasingly causing health complications among American youth. A research review published in the Journal of Osteopathic Medicine suggests physicians should work to more aggressively prevent pediatric diabetes. Because few pediatric Type 2 diabetes treatment options are available, prevention is unusually important. To improve health … Read More

AOA Media Team

03.02.21

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Recent advocacy wins combat professional discrimination against DO trainees

Following AOA advocacy, institutions in Missouri and Virginia update their policies to include DO candidates.

The DO

02.25.21

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AOA supports legislation aimed at bolstering vaccination education efforts

Statement attributable to AOA President Thomas L. Ely, DO The Community Immunity During COVID-19 Act provides much needed funding to promote evidence-based, community-specific outreach and educational activities to increase immunization rates. The American Osteopathic Association (AOA), which represents more than 151,000 osteopathic physicians and medical students, supports this legislation, which aligns with the AOA’s mission … Read More

AOA Media Team

02.18.21

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America’s frontline physicians offer recommendations for action to new administration

This letter, written on behalf of 590,000 physicians and medical students represented by six medical associations including the AOA, offers recommendations to the new administration on issues to be prioritized for action. A copy of the letter is below: February 17, 2021 The Honorable Joseph R. Biden President 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20500 … Read More

AOA Staff

02.17.21

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Joint statement from AACOM, AOA, NBOME: Support of suspension of COMLEX-USA Level 2-PE and continued osteopathic assessment

PHILADELPHIA, PA —The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM), American Osteopathic Association (AOA) with support from the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA), and the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) have been working together on numerous challenges presented by the COVID-19 crisis. One such challenge is balancing the importance of appropriate … Read More

AOA, COCA, NBOME, AACOM

02.17.21

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