American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

Leadership Opportunities for Interns and Residents

There are many ways for postdoctoral trainees to be involved with the AOA and the osteopathic medical profession. 

Osteopathic Organizations

Network with other DOs at Events

Promote the Profession and Advocate for Patients

Professional Development

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.


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