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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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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