Our Mission

The mission of the American Academy of Osteopathy is to teach, advocate and research the science, art and philosophy of osteopathic medicine, emphasizing the integration of osteopathic principles, practice and manipulative treatment in patient care.

In March 2015, the AAO's Board of Governors adopted the following vision statement: All patients are aware of and have access to osteopathic medical care and osteopathic manipulative medicine for optimal health.

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Giving Tuesday: Send a Student to Convocation

Giving Tuesday is Dec. 3, and this year we are focusing our fundraising efforts on the Nicholas S. Nicholas Fund, which provides scholarships to students wishing to attend Convocation.

AAO Partners With Marketpath to Offer Physician Websites

AAO announces a new partnership to support your practice’s online presence, website visibility and traffic, and brand credibility.

Resident of the Year Nominations Due Nov. 30

The AAO’s Resident of the Year award recognizes outstanding residents who promote osteopathic principles and practices in their residency programs in addition to contributing to the AAO and the osteopathic profession at large. Nominations are due Nov. 30.