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Participate in the #DOProud campaign on Friday

On Friday, Oct. 23, join other proud DOs on social media to raise awareness of the osteopathic profession. The #DOProud campaign, spearheaded by two female physicians—Hala Sabry, DO, and Alyssa Cole, DO—along with the AOA, is an effort to shine a light on the 151,000 osteopathic physicians and medical students who are contributing to the health … Read More

AOA Staff

10.22.20

News Releases

AOA statement regarding offensive FIGS ad

Statement attributable to AOA CEO Kevin Klauer, DO, EJD: October 20, 2020 When FIGS, a designer scrubs and medical apparel company, released an advertising campaign featuring a female physician in pink scrubs wearing a nametag that said “DO” and reading a “Medical Terminology for Dummies” book upside down, the AOA took immediate action. This imagery … Read More

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10.20.20

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Watch video highlights from the Special Session of the AOA House of Delegates

The AOA House of Delegates gathered virtually Oct. 13-14 for its annual policymaking session to consider resolutions, hear informational reports and celebrate milestones of the past year.

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10.16.20

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AOA recognizes shining stars of the osteopathic medical profession

Awards honor osteopathic physicians, medical students and affiliate organizations for contributions during the past year.

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10.16.20

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AOA works to combat misinformation about osteopathic medicine in media

In light of recent events, the AOA has been working tirelessly to combat misinformation about osteopathic medicine. We are responding to inaccuracies on social media, online and on broadcast channels in response to media misstatements arising from Dr. Sean Conley’s emergence in the news. Learn more in this report on the AOA’s public outreach efforts … Read More

AOA Media Team

10.08.20

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Help promote OMED for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card!

OMED 2020 starts in less than two weeks, and the AOA needs your help getting the word out! For those interested in using their social media to help, we are holding an opportunity drawing for two $100 Amazon gift cards (two winners/one $100 gift card per winner). Participants can join the drawing in two ways. … Read More

AOA Staff

10.02.20

News Releases

Study finds yoga and meditation reduce chronic pain

Chicago—October 1, 2020—A mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) course was found to benefit patients with chronic pain and depression, leading to significant improvement in participant perceptions of pain, mood, and functional capacity, according to a study in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Most of the study respondents (89%) reported the program helped them find … Read More

AOA Media Team

10.01.20

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Top 5 reasons to register for OMED 2020

Comfort, CME opportunities, and a chance to plug-in with peers are just a few of several great reasons to register for OMED 2020! Register at omed.osteopathic.org.

AOA Staff

09.29.20

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OMED 2020 keynote speakers include world-class athletes and a renowned political analyst

The AOA has put together a thought-provoking lineup of innovative thought leaders and inspiring speakers, many of whom have overcome significant obstacles with perseverance, strength and resilience. We know you’ll be just as inspired by their journeys as we are!

AOA Staff

09.28.20