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Learn more about organizations that support osteopathic medicine

From funding innovative research to providing access to health care around the world, these organizations are driven to support DOs and their work.

Thank you for your membership with the AOA! If you have any questions about your membership or would like to pay by phone, please call the AOA Customer Resource Center toll-free at (888) 62-MYAOA (888-626-9262).

Select an option below to learn more about the organizations supported by your membership in the AOA:


American Osteopathic Association

Thank you for your membership with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). You can pay your AOA dues online at www.osteopathic.org/membership and your membership will be renewed until May 31, 2020. If you have any questions about your membership or would like to pay by phone, please call the AOA Member Resource Center toll-free at (888) 62-MYAOA (888-626-9262).

The AOA is a tax-exempt organization under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Please note for tax purposes that AOA membership dues may be deductible as a business expense. The AOA estimates that 3.71% of your membership dues is used for the AOA’s lobbying activities and is therefore not deductible for income tax purposes. We suggest that you retain a copy of this statement for your records and consult with your tax advisor. Thank you for your continued membership. Learn more about AOA’s Physician Data Policy – see our Privacy Policy on the AOA web site.

American Osteopathic Information Association

The American Osteopathic Information Association (AOIA) – aoiassn.org – works to advance patient care through the use of technology in the practice of osteopathic medicine. The AOIA manages the AOA Official Physician Profile Service, allowing members to electronically send their Profile to state licensing boards to certify credentials at no cost. AOIA offers on-line learning CME programs as well as a variety of Member Value Services to meet physicians’ clinical, financial and lifestyle needs. The Physician Services Department of AOIA supports members with billing, coding, documentation and payer relations issues.

The AOIA is a tax-exempt organization under 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code. AOIA dues have been set at $10.00 per year. Please note for tax purposes that AOIA membership dues may be deductible as a business expense. The AOIA estimates that the non-deductible portion of its dues used for lobbying expenses is 0%. We suggest you retain a copy of this statement for your records and consult with your tax advisor.

American Osteopathic Foundation

For 70 years, the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) has been supporting research, programs, and services that promote osteopathic medicine and enhance patient-centered care. The AOF is the only national osteopathic foundation that supports the entire profession, covering all geographies, specialties, and career stages. The AOF provides support for the philanthropic programs of affiliate organizations such as the AAOA, DOCARE, and SOMA, and partners with many state and specialty societies.

With generous support from individual donors like you we will:

  • Inspire and empower through education
  • Open new doors for discovery through research
  • Support the community through service projects
  • Bridge the international divide through humanitarian medical outreach
  • Celebrate outstanding efforts through recognition

Together, we will continue to advance our outstanding profession and make a positive, impactful difference in the communities we serve. The AOF is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Visit www.aof.org to learn more about the AOF.

Advocates for the American Osteopathic Association

The Advocates for the American Osteopathic Association (AAOA) is a 501(c)(3) dedicated to supporting and promoting the osteopathic medical profession. Through scholarships, AAOA also actively supports students training to become osteopathic physicians.

Visit our website, www.advocates4dos.org, to learn more about our philanthropic events, including the AAOA Fun Run during OMED 2020.

DOCARE

The world is our clinic.

Become a DOCARE International member with your tax-deductible gift of $67.

Visit www.docareintl.org to learn more

 

Student Osteopathic Medical Association Foundation

The SOMA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) committed to the education and professional development of Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) members. Your generous donation provides scholarships and allows osteopathic medical students to take patient-centered care beyond their campuses to make an impact in their communities.

Visit www.somafoundation.org to learn more about our service projects, patient education initiatives and scholarships.

State Osteopathic Medical Associations

The AOA encourages all DOs to participate in organizations that are affiliated with the osteopathic medical profession. For your convenience, if your state osteopathic medical association is shown, you may join the organization by adding those membership dues to your AOA dues payment. Click here to find information on your state association’s programs and services.

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