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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

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Mediaplanet Osteopathic Medicine campaign highlights DOs’ impact on the future of medicine

The AOA is proud to partner with Mediaplanet for its Osteopathic Medicine campaign. The campaign includes features on osteopathic physician leaders who are making a distinct impact on the future of medicine, including the first Black woman to be dean of a U.S. medical school, Barbara Ross-Lee, DO, the chief health and medical officer of … Read More

AOA Staff

03.24.21

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Celebrate #Match2021 with the AOA on social media

For many people, the past year has been a year to forget, but for fourth-year medical students, it’ll be one they’ll always remember—the year they become physicians. To those students, we want to use the upcoming Match Day to make everything about YOU. When you get your Match results this Friday, have a loved one … Read More

AOA Staff

03.16.21

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COVID-19 regulatory updates — March 16

COVID-19 regulatory updates from the last week include Medicare increasing payment rates for COVID-19 vaccines and an update from CMS on COVID-related MIPS policy changes. Medicare increases payment rates for COVID-19 vaccines Starting March 15, 2021, Medicare will pay physicians, hospitals, pharmacies, and other immunizers the same amount for administration of the first and second … Read More

AOA Staff

03.16.21

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Upcoming webinar March 23: Evidence-based best practices for evolving the discussion of race, culture and medicine into action

Tune in on March 23 at 7 p.m. CT for a webinar on creating and delivering culturally competent health care services that meet the social, cultural, and linguistic needs of all patients. The webinar has AOA Category 2-A CME available and costs $50 for AOA members and $75 for nonmembers. Panelist Monique Gary, DO, will … Read More

AOA Staff

03.15.21

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AOA Advocacy Award winners announced

The AOA Board of Trustees Committee on Awards confirmed the following winners of the new AOA Advocacy Awards, which were presented on Monday, March 8, 2021 during DO Day: Individual Excellence in Advocacy Student – Jennifer Lee Resident – James Latronica, DO Physician – Roozehra Khan, DO Affiliate Executive – Tabitha Arnett, Indiana Osteopathic Association … Read More

AOA Staff

03.09.21

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Get insights from physician experts on advancing health equity in BHI webinar on March 18

This month’s one-hour Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) Collaborative webinar on March 18 at 1 p.m. CT discusses approaches to advance health equity through BHI. The webinar will feature actionable information and insights, including: BHI tips to address diversity/equity, race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation and gender identity (i.e., LBGTQIA+) Key considerations when addressing disparities within the … Read More

AOA Staff

03.04.21