AOA

Save the date! DO Day 2022 is set for April 23-27

DO Day 2022 will offer a two day virtual health policy conference followed by two days of Congressional briefings and in-person meetings with policymakers. Learn more about the event and save the date to join your colleagues.

AOA Staff

07.28.21

News Releases

Joint Statement in Support of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for All Workers in Health and Long-Term Care

Due to the recent COVID-19 surge and the availability of safe and effective vaccines, our health care organizations and societies advocate that all health care and long-term care employers require their workers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. This is the logical fulfillment of the ethical commitment of all health care workers to put patients as … Read More

AOA

07.27.21

The DO

Internist and pulmonologist installed as AOA’s 125th president

The AOA’s 2021-2022 president, Joseph Giaimo, DO, discusses his journey to medicine, his plans for his AOA presidential year, and what he enjoys about leadership within the osteopathic profession.

The DO Staff

07.26.21

AOA

View highlights from the AOA House of Delegates Meeting

The American Osteopathic Association’s House of Delegates convened virtually July 16-18, 2021, for its annual policymaking meeting, with more than 600 delegates and guests in attendance. The following videos feature highlights from the three-day meeting.

AOA Staff

07.23.21

AOA

View the AOA’s latest Osteopathic Medical Profession Report

The Osteopathic Medical Profession (OMP) Report, produced by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), tracks expansion and growth within the osteopathic medical profession and examines current demographics and trends related to DOs and osteopathic medical students. This past year, the number of osteopathic physicians in the U.S. climbed to nearly 135,000—an 80% increase over the past … Read More

AOA Staff

07.21.21

News Releases

American Osteopathic Association Installs Joseph Giaimo, DO, as 125th President

CHICAGO—Joseph A. Giaimo, DO, MACOI, FCCP, was inaugurated as the 125th president of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) today. Dr. Giaimo, an osteopathic physician who is AOA board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and sleep medicine, has been working in private practice in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, for more than 30 years. He ascended to the … Read More

AOA Media Team

07.17.21

AOA

July 21 webinar: Guard Against Implicit Bias in Primary Care

This webinar will discuss implicit biases, unconscious attitudes and stereotypes, and the negative impact these can have on health care. It will provide strategies to protect against implicit biases that can affect how one patient is treated over another. Negative patient outcomes can result in professional negligence allegations and liability.

AOA Staff

07.16.21

The DO

Osteopathic medicine in the news

Expert physician sources weigh in on the news of the day, as well as contribute research and perspective. If you are interested in being featured as an expert physician source in content produced by respected news outlets, please email pr@osteopathic.org. Where possible, we will try to match your expertise with the needs of the media.

The DO Staff

07.16.21

AOA

CMS Releases Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule for 2022

On July 13, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule updating payment and regulatory changes for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) for calendar year (CY) 2022.  The proposed rule includes several new proposals authorized under the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.  It also addresses changes to the Quality … Read More

AOA Staff

07.16.21