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CHICAGO, June 30, 2020—The American Osteopathic Association (AOA), the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) join this week to celebrate completion of the successful transition to a single accreditation system for graduate medical education (GME) in the U.S. Under the single accreditation system, the … Read More
As demonstrations and protests continue to grip communities across our nation, the AOA strongly reaffirms the statement we made on June 4, 2020, expressing solidarity with all who are impacted by systemic racism and inequality. More than 50 affiliate organizations have reached out to voice unified support of the statement, helping to further strengthen and … Read More
To help physicians across all specialties better understand this increasingly common infection, the AOA has sponsored a three-module CME course, which provides updated recommendations regarding the proper procedures for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of C. diff. Hear from a C. diff expert on why it’s so important for all physicians to be familiar with it.
The AOA celebrates you, 2020 osteopathic medical school graduates. We’re so proud to have you as colleagues. Welcome to a community of over 120,000 physicians. Leaders across the osteopathic profession shared words of wisdom with the newest group of freshly minted DOs. To see each of their messages in full, scroll through the videos … Read More
In celebration of Men’s Health Week 2020, six osteopathic physicians collaborated with the AOA to share activities, tips and exercises to stay physically and mentally healthy. Each of these Men’s Health Minutes is embedded below from YouTube, and can also be found on the AOA’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. Jed Ballard, DO, shows you … Read More
Recognizing the significant burden placed on physician practices by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Executive Committee of the AOA Board of Trustees has approved the following policy changes for the 2019-2021 CME cycle. At the end of the 2019-21 CME cycle, up to 15 AOA category 1-B credits will be converted to AOA category 1-A credits on … Read More
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