The AAO has partnered with the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners to provide the Core Osteopathic Recognition Readiness Examination (CORRE), which assesses readiness of physician applicants. For more information, contact Sandra Waters at

This assessment is designed for physicians applying to residency programs with Osteopathic Recognition. It will assess:

  • osteopathic concepts and philosophy
  • osteopathic diagnosis
  • osteopathic treatment models.



New Ideas Forum 2019

AAO members who submit the most promising proposals for advancing osteopathic manipulative medicine will be given 15 to 30 minutes to outline their thoughts, demonstrate their techniques and field questions from their peers.

Giving Tuesday Is Nov. 27

Help AAO knock out its fundraising goal on Tuesday, Nov. 27. First established in 2012, Giving Tuesday encourages people to prioritize charitable giving during the busy holiday shopping season.

AAO Recognized for Contributions to Profession

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.