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The DO

A DO is in the Grey’s Anatomy writers’ room

In her role as a Surgical Communications Fellow, Carisa Champion, DO, JD, MPH, consults on the medical aspects of the show and is also helping write scripts.

The DO

09.18.20

AOA

Earn up to 30 category 1A credits at the can’t-miss virtual CME event of the year! Join us for OMED 2020, Oct. 15-18

Registration is now open for virtual OMED 2020 on Oct. 15-18! In a historic year that has brought many personal and professional challenges, the AOA invites you to pause and reflect to envision a path to success. Join your colleagues to recharge, connect, and gain the critical continuing medical education you need. Register now for OMED 2020, the … Read More

AOA Staff

09.16.20

News Releases

Accreditation decisions for colleges of osteopathic medicine

CHICAGO—September 15, 2020—The American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) today announced accreditation decisions made at its August 21-22, 2020 meeting. Reviews: Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine RVUCOM (Parker, CO) – the COCA reviewed a request for approval of a substantive change (planned class size increase) and requested that RVUCOM submit … Read More

AOA Media Team

09.15.20

The DO

Australia will recognize COMLEX-USA, AOA residency, as criteria for initial licensure

Change comes after three years of advocacy by the AOA and other leaders in the osteopathic medical profession.

The DO

09.15.20

AOA

America’s frontline physicians call on Congress to support immunization infrastructure and COVID-19 vaccine development

This letter, written on behalf of 590,000 physicians and medical students represented by six medical associations including the AOA, requests that Congress supports the nation’s immunization infrastructure and the physicians who deliver needed vaccinations to America’s children and families. A copy of the letter is below: Sept. 10, 2020 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader … Read More

AOA Staff

09.15.20

AOA

AOA offers COVID-19 Clinical Challenge webinar series on-demand

The AOA is offering a series of on-demand webinars titled The COVID-19 Clinical Challenge: Core Principles & Practices for Osteopathic Physicians. The following three webinars (with a fourth coming soon) are each available on AOA Online Learning free of charge and have each been designated for 0.25 AOA Category 1-B credits. Module 1 – COVID-19 … Read More

AOA Staff

09.10.20

AOA

Watch webinar on COVID-19, Cybercrime & HIPAA: Prepare Your Practice on YouTube

The pandemic has created the perfect storm for cybercriminals in these “relaxed” times. This webinar will explain how this happened and what you can do to protect yourself and your practice from COVID-19 scams. View slides from this webinar, and a cybersecurity guide shared during the course. For CME, register on AOA Online Learning. To watch … Read More

AOA Staff

09.10.20

AOA

Submit nominees for the AOA’s new COVID-19 Initiative Award

To recognize individuals and organizations that have provided outstanding contributions and unique services to the osteopathic community during the COVID-19 global pandemic, the American Osteopathic Association Board of Trustees has established a new honor, the AOA COVID-19 Initiative Award. The submission process for this award is now open to individuals, osteopathic affiliates and partner organizations … Read More

AOA Staff

09.10.20

AOA

Use the new AOA Navigator tool to find the COVID-19 information and resources you need

We are stronger together. Let us help you navigate the impact COVID-19 has had on how you practice medicine, and provide you the support you need to thrive.

AOA Staff

09.08.20