June 23, 2023
During an executive session on June 23, 2023, the American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) reviewed and approved proposed amendments to the documents Accreditation of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine: COM Continuing Accreditation Standards and Accreditation of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine: COM New and Developing Accreditation Standards.
The public comment period on the proposed changes is now closed.
Review copies of the COCA Standards are available on the COCA below:
Comments submitted for consideration must be made in writing and must include the following information:
- The name of the individual submitting the comments
- The title and affiliation of the individual submitting the comments, if applicable (comments submitted on letterhead will be presumed to be on behalf of the organization indicated on the letterhead)
- The email address of the individual submitting the comments
- The Standard/Element number for each subject on which you are providing comment
Comments must be written out in the text of a Word or PDF document. Comments submitted using track changes or the comment feature in a Word document, or in any other format, will not be accepted. Only comments regarding proposed changes will be considered.
Written comments must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 p.m. CST on Friday, Aug. 4, 2023.
Contact COCA staff at email@example.com if you have any questions.