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Accreditation decisions for colleges of osteopathic medicine, April 2024

CHICAGO–The American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) today announced accreditation decisions made at its April 12-13, 2024, meeting. Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine – granted status of accreditation with exceptional outcome Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine – granted status of accreditation with exceptional outcome Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic … Read More

AOA Staff

05.17.24

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DO placements in 2024 NRMP Match reach all-time high

CHICAGO, March 15, 2024—The American Osteopathic Association is pleased to announce that a record high number of 7,705 osteopathic medical students and past DO graduates matched into year 1 (PGY-1) residency positions through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). This number reflects a 92.3% match rate for the 8,033 DO seniors who participated, a 0.7% … Read More

AOA Media Team

03.15.24

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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 Dec. 1-2, 2023, meeting. Comprehensive site visits occur at the end of an accreditation cycle. The following site visits were reviewed: California Health Sciences University College of Osteopathic Medicine – accreditation decision deferred to the April 2024 COCA … Read More

AOA Staff

01.10.24

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U.S.-trained DOs gain global recognition

CHICAGO—Nov. 8, 2023—The International Association of Medical Regulatory Authorities (IAMRA) approved a resolution today to support the recognition of U.S.-trained DOs as fully licensed physicians equivalent to MDs in 47 IAMRA member countries during its 15th biennial Members General Assembly in Bali, Indonesia. The resolution was jointly submitted by the Federation of State Medical Boards … Read More

AOA Staff

11.08.23

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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 Aug. 24-25, 2023, meeting. Comprehensive site visits occur at the end of an accreditation cycle. The following site visits were reviewed: Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine – granted accreditation Other reviews: Orlando College of Osteopathic Medicine … Read More

AOA Staff

08.25.23

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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 June 23, 2023 meeting. Comprehensive site visits occur at the end of an accreditation cycle. The following site visits were reviewed: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (Biddeford, ME) – granted accreditation with exceptional outcome

AOA Staff

08.04.23

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AOA selects Kathleen S. Creason, MBA, as next CEO

CHICAGO – July 11, 2023 – The American Osteopathic Association (AOA), the professional membership organization for the nation’s more than 178,000 osteopathic physicians (DOs) and medical students, is pleased to announce that after an extensive national search, its Board of Trustees has appointed Kathleen S. Creason, MBA, as Chief Executive Officer. Creason has served as … Read More

AOA Media

07.11.23

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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 April 14-15, 2023, meeting. Comprehensive site visits occur at the end of an accreditation cycle. The following site visits were reviewed: Baptist Health Sciences University College of Osteopathic Medicine (Memphis, TN) – granted pre-accreditation. Duquesne University College of … Read More

AOA Staff

05.01.23

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America’s leading physician groups oppose Medicaid work requirements

The following is a statement from the American Osteopathic Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American College of Physicians, and the American Psychiatric Association. Washington, D.C. – Our organizations, representing nearly 600,000 physicians and medical students, firmly oppose any legislation seeking … Read More

AOA

04.24.23