Build the skills you need to succeed in osteopathic medical school and beyondLearn More
I am a
Find expert tips, tools and resources as you take the first steps in your careerLearn More
I am a
Advance your skills, improve patient care and take your career to the next levelLearn More
I am a
View resolutions, meeting agendas, itineraries and lodging information for the AOA’s Annual Business Meeting, held July 16-22 in Chicago.
The 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule would apply a single payment rate system for Level 2-5 office and outpatient evaluation and management (E/M) visits in exchange for reduced documentation requirements, according to an AOA public policy analysis of the recently released 1,400-page draft rule.
CHICAGO—July 16, 2018—Researchers found the secret to getting college students to drink responsibly is convincing them it will quickly improve their health, relationships and grades. However, sustaining responsible drinking behavior takes a comprehensive set of supports, according to a new study in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Researchers surveyed nearly 300 college students … Read More
Get ready for five days of inspiration, connection and medical education at OMED 18, set for Oct. 5-9 in San Diego. Hear from dynamic speakers, network, collaborate and celebrate alongside thousands of like-minded DOs and osteopathic medical students.
Changing residency programs is possible, but the process for switching specialties can be difficult and confusing. Here’s where to start.
The #MeToo movement has sparked a national dialogue on sexual harassment in the workplace, giving a voice to victims in many fields, including health care. A new survey from Medscape finds both female and male docs are harassed on the job, and more than half of the victims do not report the incidents.
Demonstrate your commitment to evidence-based education leading to high-quality care.
Innovative tools and partnerships for students & DOs in all practice types and specialties.
Choose from hundreds of options for live and on-demand CME, searchable by specialty and location.
Learn about funded AOA research projects and grant opportunities for DOs and students.
Support our work to ensure the voices of DOs and their patients are heard.
"The field of healthcare is changing rapidly and we need to keep the focus on our patients. DOs are uniquely positioned to do that."
"I've been to other medical conferences, but OMED is truly special. It's an opportunity for our profession to come together."
"As a medical student, I look forward to continuing my AOA membership after graduation because I want to keep giving back to my profession."
"The AOA has a strong influence on the world of medicine, especially when it comes to health policy and physician reimbursement."