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Applications open for new Editor in Chief and advisory board member positions with The DO

Help shape the voice and vision of the nation’s most well-known publication focused on osteopathic medicine.

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The DO

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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The DO

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.

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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.

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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

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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

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