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COVID-19 regulatory updates — July 10

COVID-19 regulatory updates for the week of July 10 are below, and include news from CMS, HHS, the Dept. of the Treasury, the CDC and the NIH. HHS extends COVID-19 testing public-private partnership The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced an extension of its partnership with national pharmacy and grocery retail chains CVS, … Read More

AOA Staff

07.10.20

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Osteopathic sign-on letter responding to VA Scope of Practice Memo

This letter is in response to the Health Care Professional Practice in VA Memorandum issued by the Office of the Under Secretary of Health on April 21, 2020, and the underlying Directive 1899. A copy of the letter is below: June 26, 2020 The Honorable Robert Wilkie Secretary U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) 810 … Read More

AOA Staff

07.06.20

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AOA, ACGME and AACOM usher in new era of single accreditation for graduate medical education

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

AOA Media Team

06.30.20

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Osteopathic organizations unite to denounce racism and inequality

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

AOA Staff

06.30.20

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5 things to know about C. diff

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.

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06.26.20

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The AOA welcomes 2020 DO graduates to the profession

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

AOA Staff

06.24.20

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