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The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) represents more than 186,000 osteopathic physicians (DOs) and osteopathic medical students.
In addition to advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine, the AOA promotes public health, encourages scientific research, serves as the primary certifying body for DOs and acts as the accrediting agency for all osteopathic medical schools.
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Recent news releases
April 3, 2023: Physicians: Braidwood vs. Becerra ruling could strip access to preventive care for millions of Americans
A statement from the Group of Six (AAFP, AAP, ACOG, ACP, AOA, and APA) expresses disappointment in the rulings of a federal court that struck down the Affordable Care Act’s requirement for insurers and health plans to cover preventive services recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).
March 17, 2023: Record-breaking NRMP Match produces 7,132 new DO residents
Breaking records from all previous matches, the 2023 National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) matched 7,132 osteopathic medical students and past DO graduates into postgraduate year 1 (PGY1) residency positions. Reaching another all-time high, 91.6% of the 7,436 participating DO students matched into residency programs in 37 specialties.
Jan. 11, 2023: Physicians urge comprehensive Medicare payment reform, applaud health provisions in omnibus
A statement from the Group of Six (AOA, AAFP, AAP, ACOG, ACP and APA) urges the 118th Congress to address the outdated Medicare physician payment so that patients are able to access the high-quality care they deserve, while physicians have the resources and flexibility they need.
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