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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

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American Osteopathic Association honors the 130th anniversary of the founding of osteopathic medicine

Agilda Dema understands that environmental circumstances factor into a person’s health. When she was deciding a preferred career path, she wanted hands-on training and an opportunity to think and treat patients as a whole. “I’m very thankful for my osteopathic medicine training because it taught me to have a well-rounded, whole-person approach to diagnoses such … Read More

AOA Staff

04.19.22

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HRSA reopens reporting time for Period 1 Provider Relief Funds

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has reopened the reporting time for recipients of Period 1 Provider Relief Funds. Physicians who received more than $10,000 in provider relief funds and failed to submit their period 1 report should act immediately. Between Monday, April 11 and 11:59 p.m. ET on Friday, April 22, 2022 providers … Read More

AOA Staff

04.12.22

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AOA names Vania Manipod, DO, as Editor-in-Chief of The DO magazine

CHICAGO—February 1, 2022—The American Osteopathic Association (AOA), the nation’s largest professional membership organization serving more than 168,000 osteopathic physicians (DOs) and medical students, announces that Vania Manipod, DO, has been named Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of its award-winning news magazine, The DO. In this role, Dr. Manipod will lead a newly commissioned 25-member editorial advisory board composed … Read More

AOA Staff

02.16.22

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Accreditation Decisions for Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine

CHICAGO–The American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) today announced accreditation decisions made at its December 2 – 3, 2021 meeting. Comprehensive site visits occur at the end of an accreditation cycle. The following comprehensive site visits were reviewed: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine (Des Moines, IA) – granted continuing accreditation … Read More

AOA Staff

01.13.22

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Bureau of Emerging Leaders DO Day Scholarship applications now due Jan. 31, 2022

The AOA is now accepting applications for the Bureau of Emerging Leaders (BEL) DO Day Scholarship, which provides opportunities for osteopathic residents and fellows to attend DO Day on Capitol Hill, set for April 23-27, 2022. The ideal scholarship candidate will be interested in advocacy engagement and public policy, and ideally will not have attended … Read More

AOA Staff

12.10.21

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Dr. Jeffrey Grove Donates $1 Million to LGBTQIA+ Health Equity and Inclusion AOF Initiative

The fund, administered by American Osteopathic Foundation, will support scholarships and training for osteopathic medical students CHICAGO—October 22, 2021—A one-million-dollar donation is being gifted to the American Osteopathic Foundation by Jeffrey S. Grove, DO, an osteopathic family physician and president of the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) Board of Directors. Dr. Grove made this generous commitment … Read More

AOA Media Team

11.10.21

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COCA Recognition Renewed by the United States Department of Education

The American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA), which serves as the accrediting agency for Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, has received a five-year renewal of its recognition from the United States Department of Education. The COCA ensures that the highest medical education standards are implemented and maintained by osteopathic medical schools, and the … Read More

AOA Media Team

11.01.21

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Accreditation Decisions for Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine

CHICAGO–The American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) today announced accreditation decisions made at its August 26-27, 2021 meeting. Comprehensive site visits occur at the end of an accreditation cycle. The following comprehensive site visits were reviewed: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (Blacksburg, VA) – granted continuing accreditation with heightened monitoring. Other … Read More

AOA Staff

09.28.21