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House of Delegates Resolutions

Annual Business Meeting

Physicians and students consider proposed policy

Resolutions considered during the House of Delegates meeting.

The 2019 House of Delegates Meeting took place Friday, July 26, to Sunday, July 28, at the Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile.


View amendments to AOA governing documents

AOA Constitution – Proposed amendments to the AOA Constitution must be filed with the Chief Executive Officer; posted on the AOA’s website; and published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association two to four months prior to the meeting at which they are to be acted upon (AOA Constitution | Article IX – Amendments).

AOA Bylaws – Proposed amendments to the AOA Bylaws must be filed with the Chief Executive Officer at least two months before the meeting at which the amendment is to be voted upon. The proposed amendment(s) must be posted on the AOA’s website and published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association at least one month before the meeting. The AOA Board of Trustees may revise the proposed amendment if necessary to secure conformity to the Constitution and Bylaws and shall then refer it to the House for final action no later than the day prior to the end of the meeting (AOA Bylaws | Article XI – Amendments – Section 1 – Bylaws).

AOA Code of Ethics – Proposed amendments to the Code of Ethics must be filed with the Chief Executive Officer at least 90 days before the annual meeting at which it is to be voted upon. The proposed amendment(s) must be posted on the AOA’s website and published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association no later than one month before the annual meeting at which the amendment is scheduled for consideration (AOA Bylaws | Article IV – Code of Ethics – Section 2).

Reference committee roster

Find out who is serving on the HOD reference committees.

Revised as of July 15, 2019

View 2018 resolution summary

View the steps taken by AOA staff to implement policy passed during the 2018 House of Delegates Meeting.


FY20 budget proposal and resolution

On July 18, American Osteopathic Association leadership hosted a 30-minute web conference to discuss the 2020 budget proposal and resolution. The aim was to provide an opportunity for delegates to understand the special considerations in the financial forecast and review the budget resolution to be presented at the Annual Business Meeting.

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2019 House of Delegates resolutions

Search resolutions for consideration at the July Annual Business Meeting.

Joint Board House Budget Review Committee


Past Meetings

Review resolutions and reports from the last two Annual Business Meetings.

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