The Postgraduate American Academy of Osteopathy (PAAO) is a membership section of the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO). It was developed to serve osteopathic resident physicians in postgraduate training.
Membership in the PAAO is open to osteopathic medical graduates currently receiving internship or residency training in any specialty. Click here for membership rates.
As a member of the PAAO you are entitled to all the membership benefits of the American Academy of Osteopathy. In addition, PAAO members enjoy the following benefits:
If you have any questions about membership, leadership positions or issues related to postgraduate OMT, feel free to contact the AAO or email the PAAO chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Osteopathic physicians are trained to utilize osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) in the care of their patients. OMT offers an effective and nonpharmacologic option to treat a wide range of conditions, from common musculoskeletal disorders, such as low back and neck pain, to improving outcomes for elderly hospitalized patients admitted for pneumonia.
Giving Tuesday was celebrated for the first time in 2012. We encourage you to make your Giving Tuesday plans in the spirit of thankfulness that sometimes gets buried by the holiday advertising.
AAO life member Robert E. Kappler, DO, FAAODist, of River Grove, Illinois, died Oct. 18. Dr. Kappler was the 1980-81 president of the Academy, and he was a recipient of the AAO’s Andrew Taylor Still Medallion of Honor and the FAAO’s Distinguished Service Award.