The following criteria must be met by DOs seeking to obtain AOA recognition for their ACGME PGY2 training:
Complete the online application (for residency or fellowship)
Note: Verification letters must be on institutional letterhead submitted directly by the program. Letters without the date, PD/DME signature or submitted by the applicant will not be accepted. The AOA only recognizes training that has been successfully completed.
ACGME Residency Recognition
DOs who are eligible to obtain recognition of their PGY2 residency training must have:
ACGME Fellowship Recognition
DOs may obtain recognition for completing an ACGME fellowship provided that:
For more information about how ABMS boarded DOs can become certified through Resolution 56, refer to the following link:
Resolution 56: Certification Eligibility for DOs With ABMS Certification
Please submit information to:
Senior Residency Specialist
Division of Trainee Services
American Osteopathic Association
142 E. Ontario St.
Chicago, IL 60611-2864