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2022 AOA Advocacy Award winners announced

During DO Day 2022, the AOA presented the following advocacy awards recognizing excellence in public policy and professional advocacy on behalf of the osteopathic profession. The awards were presented by AOA President Joseph A. Giaimo, DO, during a General Session in Washington, DC, on April 26, 2022. Individual Excellence in Advocacy Recipients of the Individual … Read More

AOA Staff

04.26.22

AOA, News Releases

AOA commends Senate for unanimously adopting resolution on National Osteopathic Medicine Week

WASHINGTON, DC—The American Osteopathic Association (AOA), the nation’s largest professional membership organization serving more than 168,000 osteopathic physicians (DOs) and medical students, commends members of the United States Senate for adopting a resolution designating April 18-24, 2022, as National Osteopathic Medicine Week. “The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) thanks Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Roger Wicker … Read More

AOA Staff

04.26.22

AOA

Record number of DO students and graduates secure residency placements through 2022 NRMP Match

CHICAGO—March 18, 2022—An all-time high total of 7,049 osteopathic medical students and past DO graduates matched into postgraduate year 1 (PGY1) residency positions today through the 2022 National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Match. Overall, the number of matching students and DOs reflects a nearly 7% increase over 2021 Match Day placements. Setting another record, 91.3% … Read More

AOA Media

03.18.22

AOA

Family Medicine Virtual Career Fair to be held on May 10, 2022

Join the American Osteopathic Association for the Family Medicine Virtual Career Fair on May 10, 2022! Connect with private practice employers, group practices, hospitals, health systems and other recruiters from around the country. During the career fair, job seekers can browse employer profiles, general family medicine and subspecialty positions as well as privately interact with … Read More

AOA Staff

03.10.22

AOA

Earn CME for Viewing OMED21 Research Posters

Research posters presented during the OMED21 Poster Session and Student Poster Competition are now available for viewing on the AOA Online Learning platform. Expand your knowledge and support the advancement of osteopathic research by viewing the ePoster videos. This activity is approved for two credits of AOA Category 2-B CME. Complete the following steps to … Read More

AOA Staff

02.11.22

AOA

Save your spot for DO Day 2022! Choose to attend in Washington, DC, or join the virtual conference

The AOA’s premier osteopathic advocacy event, DO Day, will take place virtually and in-person April 23-27. Exemplifying this year’s theme, Distinctive in Healthcare Advocacy and Leadership, the event offers virtual leadership and professional development CME and education sessions for physicians, affiliate leaders and students, as well as in-person opportunities to meet with lawmakers regarding issues … Read More

AOA Staff

02.10.22

AOA

Announcement regarding ABIM program director policy

The AOA has important information to share with you concerning the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) policy regarding the required program director attestation: The American Osteopathic Association (AOA), seven osteopathic training program directors and the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) have resolved the lawsuit regarding ABIM‘s requirement that clinical competence attestations come from ABIM-certified program … Read More

AOA Staff

02.09.22

AOA, News Releases

AOA statement on American Association of Nurse Anesthetists name change, title misappropriation and the importance of physician-led care

More than 35 osteopathic medical organizations have signed on in support of the following statement produced by the American Osteopathic Association. A full listing of supporting organizations is viewable below the statement. Position statement: In response to the recent announcement that the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) has changed its name to the “American … Read More

Joseph A. Giaimo, DO, & Kevin M. Klauer, DO, EJD

09.14.21

AOA

AOA looks back on year of adaptation and growth in 2020-21 Annual Report

The 2020-21 AOA Annual Report provides an overview of the American Osteopathic Association’s efforts during the past year to advance osteopathic advocacy, education, training, research and board certification. In addition to these initiatives, the AOA focused on building a blueprint for the future to help the organization emerge from the COVID-19 crisis as a stronger … Read More

AOA Staff

09.03.21