Nurture the next generation of osteopathically-trained physicians by achieving osteopathic recognition for your residency program.
By achieving osteopathic recognition, training programs help ensure the unique principles and practice of osteopathic medicine will continue to benefit future generations of patients. Osteopathic recognition also provides advantages for medical students seeking osteopathic-focused training and hospitals in need of residents who provide patient-centered, holistic care.
The AOA’s Single Accreditation System (SAS) Application Assistance Program is available to help graduate medical education programs throughout the ACGME application process. The program offers guidance in completing an application with access to AOA staff experts and professional consultants who are familiar with the single accreditation program.
The following list of benefits includes links to relevant research and proof points that demonstrate the value and efficacy of osteopathic medicine.