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AAO Recognized for Contributions to Profession

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On Saturday, July 21, the AAO was one of four recipients of the American Osteopathic Association’s 2019 STARs (Strategic Team Award and Recognition) for its dedication to advancing osteopathic medicine. The STARs recognize contributions made by state, specialty and regional affiliates, colleges of osteopathic medicine, osteopathic postdoctoral training institutions (OPTIs), and nonpractice affiliates that have advanced the osteopathic profession. The award honors programs and activities that align with the initiatives in the AOA’s strategic plan. Read more →

AAO Response Regarding Larry Nassar

Posted 2:42 PM by
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. Read more →

Giving Tuesday: Nov. 28

Posted 6:21 PM by
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. Read more →

AAO Loses Past President Robert E. Kappler, DO, FAAODist, FCA

Posted 3:23 PM by
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. Read more →

Call for Research Proposals: Due Dec. 1

Posted 7:16 PM by
The AAO’s Louisa Burns Osteopathic Research Committee (LBORC) is seeking research applications involving health care outcomes in the practice of osteopathic medicine, with an emphasis on using osteopathic manipulative medicine or treatment (OMM/OMT) in patient care. Read more →

Nominations Open: AAO’s 2018 Resident of the Year

Posted 7:48 PM by
Nominate an outstanding resident to be the AAO's 2018 Resident of the Year. Nominations due Nov. 30. Read more →

ACGME Seeks Resident for ONMM Review Committee

Posted 6:58 PM by
The ACGME has started the search for its next resident member of the ONMM Review Committee. To see a full list of requirements and nomination information, download the Resident Member Nominations Memo from the Documents and Resources page of the ONMM section of the ACGME website. Read more →

AAO Seeks Next AAOJ Editor-in-chief

Posted 1:56 PM by
Are you dedicated to advancing the principles of osteopathic medicine? Do you have a passion for research? Do you have the drive to make The AAO Journal an outstanding resource for the osteopathic community? If so, you might have the qualifications the AAO is looking for in the next editor-in-chief of The AAO Journal. Read more →

AAO's Convo 2017 Is Going Mobile

Posted 8:28 PM by
In the past several years, the AAO has made efforts to reduce its carbon footprint by reducing the amount of paper we print. This year, we’ve taken a great leap forward with the AAO’s first mobile app for Convocation! Read more →

What It Means to Be “Keepers of the Flame”

Posted 7:53 PM by
We as the osteopathic profession stand on the brink of the greatest opportunity we have ever seen to bring true osteopathic care to the forefront of medicine in America. Read more →