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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 1-2, 2022 meeting. Comprehensive site visits occur at the end of an accreditation cycle. The following comprehensive site visits were reviewed: Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (Harrogate, TN) – granted accreditation with exceptional outcome. … Read More

AOA Staff

01.24.23

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AOA CEO Kevin Klauer, DO, EJD, plans return to healthcare delivery

CHICAGO—It is with mixed emotions the AOA shares the announcement that in November, Kevin M. Klauer, DO, EJD, Chief Executive Office of the AOA, announced his plans to leave the organization effective December 31. He has accepted a position with HCA Healthcare and will return to one of his greatest passions, a role directly supporting … Read More

AOA Staff

12.17.22

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AOA appoints Kathleen Creason as Interim CEO

CHICAGO—Dec. 15, 2022—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 its Board of Trustees has appointed Kathleen S. Creason, MBA, as Interim Chief Executive Officer. Creason will serve in the role while the AOA conducts a nationwide … Read More

AOA Media

12.15.22

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Nation’s Health Care Organizations Urge COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccination and Treatment

Statement from: American Academy of Family Physicians, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, American Academy of Physician Associates, American College of Emergency Physicians, American College of Physicians, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Geriatrics Society, American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association, Council of Medical Specialty Societies, Infectious Diseases Society of America, and AMDA – The … Read More

AOA Staff

11.21.22

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New osteopathic medical student welcome video debuts

The New Osteopathic Medical Student Welcome Video welcoming the class of 2026 has recently been released. A collaborative effort between the AOA, the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) and the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME), this video highlights helpful hints and tips for success in a the first year of … Read More

AOA Staff

07.28.22

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American Osteopathic Association installs Ernest R. Gelb, DO, as 126th President

CHICAGO–Ernest R. Gelb, DO, FACOFP, an AOA board-certified osteopathic family medicine specialist and geriatrician from Lewes, Delaware, has been installed as the 126th president of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). The inauguration took place during the AOA’s Annual House of Delegates Meeting, which gathers approximately 500 physician and medical student delegates each July for policymaking … Read More

AOA Media

07.21.22

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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 June 10, 2022 meeting. Des Moines College of Osteopathic Medicine (Des Moines, IA) – approved the change in location and authorized a Pre-Operational site visit The COCA is recognized by the United States Department of Education as the … Read More

AOA Staff

06.29.22

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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 May 5 – 7, 2022 meeting. Comprehensive site visits occur at the end of an accreditation cycle. The following comprehensive site visits were reviewed: Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (Meridian, ID) – granted initial accreditation with a status … Read More

AOA Staff

06.08.22

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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