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View the AOA’s latest Osteopathic Medical Profession Report

The Osteopathic Medical Profession (OMP) Report, produced by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), tracks expansion and growth within the osteopathic medical profession and examines current demographics and trends related to DOs and osteopathic medical students. This past year, the number of osteopathic physicians in the U.S. climbed to nearly 135,000—an 80% increase over the past … Read More

AOA Staff

07.21.21

AOA

July 21 webinar: Guard Against Implicit Bias in Primary Care

This webinar will discuss implicit biases, unconscious attitudes and stereotypes, and the negative impact these can have on health care. It will provide strategies to protect against implicit biases that can affect how one patient is treated over another. Negative patient outcomes can result in professional negligence allegations and liability.

AOA Staff

07.16.21

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CMS Releases Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule for 2022

On July 13, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule updating payment and regulatory changes for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) for calendar year (CY) 2022.  The proposed rule includes several new proposals authorized under the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.  It also addresses changes to the Quality … Read More

AOA Staff

07.16.21

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More than 45 osteopathic physician organizations unite with AOA in support of physician-led, team-based care

Following release of the American Osteopathic Association’s May 28 statement on the Physician Assistant title change and non-physician clinician use of the title “Doctor,” more than 45 osteopathic physician organizations have added their voices in support of physician-led, team-based care. We are proud to add them as co-signers (view the list) to the original statement … Read More

AOA Staff

06.07.21

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Earn up to 19 hours of CME with new AOA self-study courses in a variety of specialties

The AOA is pleased to announce a new way to earn CME on your own time and at your own pace. Check out our lineup of on-demand OMED 2020 self-study courses.

AOA Staff

06.03.21

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June 9 webinar examines independent vs. employed practice

Join us for a live CME webinar June 9 at 7 p.m. CT focused on the ever-changing landscape of hospital-employed practice vs. independent practice. The presentation will provide attendees with actionable tools to weigh the pros and cons of each practice type. Cost of the webinar includes a hard copy book. Register now.

AOA Staff

05.19.21

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AOA introduces new 5-year Strategic Plan

The American Osteopathic Association recently announced the launch of a new Strategic Plan, which will guide the organization’s work in service of its members and the osteopathic profession during the next five years. The culmination of a nine-month planning process informed through virtual focus groups and membership survey findings, the new Strategic Plan sets the … Read More

AOA Staff

04.14.21

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Upcoming webinar April 14: job search strategies

On April 14 at 7 p.m. CT, the American Osteopathic Information Association is sponsoring a webinar on job search strategies. This webinar will explore how physicians can make the search process work for them and find a position that is a good fit for their personality and objectives. The webinar will address: Ways to research … Read More

AOA Staff

03.29.21

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Osteopathic sign-on letter to President Biden to express appreciation for efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19

This letter offers the undersigned osteopathic specialty and state organizations, and the more than 151,000 osteopathic physicians and medical students they represent, as a resource in President Biden’s efforts to implement the National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness. A copy of the letter is below: March 1, 2021 Joseph R. Biden, Jr. … Read More

AOA Staff

03.26.21