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DOs answer patients’ FAQ on celebrating the holidays safely during COVID-19

As COVID cases skyrocket, a family physician and a DO in public health share their advice for guiding patients to mitigate risks during the holidays.

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11.24.20

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ABMS-certified DOs now offered exam-free pathway to AOA board certification

DOs who hold ABMS certification can now easily obtain AOA board certification without taking a high-stakes initial certification exam or paying initial certification fees.

The DO

11.20.20

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AOA’s 2019-2020 Annual Report looks back at a year of transformation & growth

The report provides an an overview of the AOA’s work to advance the osteopathic medical profession.

AOA Staff

11.17.20

News Releases

Study suggests greater social support linked to lower diabetes distress

CHICAGO—November 9, 2020—New research reveals a perceived lack of support from family and friends affects a patient’s ability to manage type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Among vulnerable populations, the necessary modifications to daily lifestyle can be difficult to maintain without adequate social support, leading … Read More

AOA Media Team

11.09.20

News Releases

AOA statement regarding misrepresentation of osteopathic medicine

Statement attributable to AOA President Thomas Ely, DO, and AOA CEO Kevin Klauer, DO, EJD: As the President of the United States battled COVID-19 under the care of Sean P. Conley, DO, and a team of supporting physicians, the nation’s 151,000 osteopathic physicians and medical students confronted a wave of confusion and broad mischaracterizations of … Read More

AOA President and AOA CEO

10.29.20

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Osteopathic profession unites in response to media attacks, misinformation

In recent weeks, the AOA has deployed an aggressive communications response aimed at correcting inaccuracies in the media and combatting the spread of misinformation on social media following the spotlight on White House Physician and Navy Commander Sean Conley, DO. Among other efforts, the AOA has coordinated interviews with top-tier media outlets such as the Los … Read More

The DO Staff

10.30.20

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