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Designed by physicians for physicians, AOA Board Certification ensures the advancement of clinical skills and knowledge throughout your entire medical career.
AOA Board Certification is an important quality marker for patients, employers, insurers and regulators. The AOA’s Department of Certifying Board Services administers the processes of board certification and osteopathic continuous certification for 16 specialty certifying boards, offering certifications in 29 primary specialties and 77 subspecialties.
Ready to reach your potential? AOA Board Certification can help take you there. As one of two nationally-recognized credentials, AOA Board Certification provides a competitive advantage throughout your career and is nationally recognized and valued by employers, insurers and patients. Check out the video below to learn more.
Advance your career
Patients and employers actively seek out AOA board-certified physicians.
Practice whole-person care
Engage in continuous professional development that can lead to improved patient outcomes.
Stay up to date
Enhance your knowledge of clinical guidelines as the practice of medicine evolves.
Reinforce your training
Continue your commitment to the osteopathic philosophy of whole-person care.
Maintain your skills
Demonstrate excellence in your specialty throughout your career by participating in Osteopathic Continuous Certification.
Collaborate with like minds
Build you knowledge alongside other physicians who consistently demonstrate excellence in clinical practice.