American Osteopathic Association


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American Osteopathic Association

The primary professional organisation for osteopathic physicians in North America, which promotes education about osteopathy and acts in the interests of its practitioners.

American Osteopathic Association

The primary professional organization for osteopathic physicians, which promotes education about osteopathy, and acts in the interests of its practitioners. See Osteopathy. Cf American Academy of Osteopathy.

American Osteopathic Association,

n.pr an organization that promotes the development and progression of osteopathic medicine and serves as a professional society for osteopathic practitioners within the United States. It also provides accreditation for Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, osteopathic internship and residency programs, and healthcare facilities. The organization annually publishes the comprehensive
Glossary of Osteopathic Terminology. Also called
AOA.
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According to the American Osteopathic Association, osteopathic medicine is a complete system of health care with a philosophy that combines the needs of the patient with the current practice of medicine.
Swiss Medica exhibited at the American Osteopathic Association national conference in Orlando, Fla.
Don Krpan, a former member of the Osteopathic Medical Board and a past president of the American Osteopathic Association, said the Attorney General's Office needs to take a stand against doctors who take advantage of their patients.
Daniel Miulli completed a residency in neurosurgery in Pennsylvania and was board certified in neurological surgery by the American Osteopathic Association.
This study has been supported in part by Research Grant #95-05-405 from the American Osteopathic Association, Chicago, Illinois.
Formation of the American Osteopathic Association reflected the growing significance of osteopathy in the U.
The decision is significant because it establishes an appellate-level precedent regarding enforcement of the Congressional budget requirements, said Joshua Prober, general counsel and senior vice president for the American Osteopathic Association.
The legislation is supported by medical associations including the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Neurology, the American Osteopathic Association, and the American Heart Association.
COCA is part of the American Osteopathic Association.
The American Osteopathic Association and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine formally joined ACGME, part of a plan by AOA to stop offering accreditation to osteopathic graduate medical education programs and shift responsibility to ACGME, which unites the accreditation of all graduate medical education programs in the United States under a single system.
The world of primary care was galvanized in 2007 by the publication of the Joint Principles of The Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) that spells out the fundamental features of a primary health care setting in which a team of clinicians offers accessible first-contact primary care (American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Physicians, & American Osteopathic Association, 2007).
The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) encourages professionals and students to attend in order to demonstrate that the community is dedicated to protecting and preserving the cornerstones of osteopathic medicine.

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