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Third osteopathic certifying board replaces its high-stakes recertification exam

The American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology (AOBOG) recently launched a new online exam process for Osteopathic Continuous Certification (OCC) Component 3. This longitudinal assessment format leverages technology to deliver assessment items and questions relevant to OB-GYN scope of practice at prescribed intervals. ‘A great improvement’ “Many of AOBOG’s diplomates are excited about the convenience … Read More

AOA Staff

11.15.19

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Be a champion for osteopathic medicine! Register to attend DO Day on Capitol Hill, March 17-18

Registration is now open for DO Day on Capitol Hill, the premier osteopathic event of the year. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage lawmakers on legislation vital to the practice and principles of osteopathic medicine.

AOA Staff

11.06.19

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Get to know the OMED 2019 General Session speakers

OMED 2019, set for Oct. 25-28 in Baltimore, will be jam-packed with inspiring and innovative sessions, including 20 TED-style talks from osteopathic physicians who are changing the landscape of medicine through research, innovation and patient care. Rounding out the OMED experience will be two general session keynote speakers who bring unique perspectives from alongside, or … Read More

AOA Staff

10.21.19

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Applications open for early entry initial board certification in family medicine

Third-year family medicine residents can begin the board certification process in February through a new early entry pathway, the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians (AOBFP) announced. Participants must complete two AOBFP in-service exams, ISE or ISE+, and take the early entry initial board certification examination in their final year of residency. Learn more on … Read More

AOA Staff

10.14.19

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Sept. 11 webinar will address student loan repayment best practices

AOA member value partner Doctors Without Quarters (DWOQ) will host a free webinar on the loan repayment marketplace for resident physicians on Sept. 11 at 8 p.m. ET. This session aims to help resident physicians and future residents strategically determine which federal repayment plan is best for keeping their payments low while helping them maximize … Read More

AOA Staff

09.04.19

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Policy fellowship application deadline approaches

Apply now for the AOA’s Training in Policy Studies (TIPS) Fellowship, a program designed to prepare the next generation of leaders in health policy. The American Osteopathic Foundation fully funded this one year program, offered at no cost to participants.  The program provides residents with an understanding of current health policy issues and helps them … Read More

AOA Staff

08.23.19

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Update on pathway to Family Physicians board certification

The American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians is opening up new pathways and options for certification, including an Early Entry Certification program for residents.

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08.13.19

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Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology certification now available

The American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine launched a new certificate in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, which will recognize the distinct and critical knowledge, skills, abilities and judgments that practicing physicians require in this specialty.

AOA

08.08.19

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Survey says: Tell us how you use osteopathic techniques in practice

A large-scale national survey is now underway to gather data on how DOs currently employ osteopathic medicine and its principles in clinical practice. Certifying Board Services encourages all certification board members and diplomates to participate. The online survey is designed to collect information about the specific techniques and philosophies DOs commonly use in patient care. … Read More

AOA

07.17.19