There are many ways for postdoctoral trainees to be involved with the AOA and the osteopathic medical profession.
Network with other DOs at Events
Promote the Profession and Advocate for Patients
Collaborate with the AOA Bureau of Emerging Leaders
The AOA Bureau of Emerging Leaders (BEL) is the representative body and advocate for all osteopathic medical students, osteopathic physicians in postdoctoral training, and osteopathic physicians who are in practice but graduated from osteopathic medical school within the last 10 years. The student representative, resident representative and new physician representative to the AOA Board of Trustees are the co-chairs of the BEL.