Life + Career

Find career advancement resources, financial planning guidance, research funding opportunities and more.

Medicine is more than your job. It's your passion.

Take a whole-person approach toward wellness with tools for managing your financial and personal health. Advance your career by earning AOA Board Certification, exploring new job opportunities or getting involved with osteopathic research.


Learn how to balance the demands of life and career, boost energy and promote resilience.

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Finances/Student Loans

Gain insights on financing your medical education and mapping your financial future.

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Search hundreds of job opportunities by specialty, practice type and location.

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Make a valuable contribution to the evidence base supporting osteopathic medicine.

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Beyond Medicine

Life outside medicine: These DOs paint, play music and raise chickens

Learn how creative pursuits, yoga and culinary education help some DOs find work-life balance.

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Learn how the AOA can help you:

  • Get involved with research

    Learn about AOA research initiatives and grant opportunities for osteopathic physicians and medical students.

  • Manage your finances

    Create a customized plan with discounted help from financial experts and advisors.

  • Save money

    Access the AOA's Member Value program to unlock savings and tools from industry-leading business partners.

  • Maintain your licensure

    If you're an AOA member, log in to view U.S. and international licensure summaries.

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