American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

AOA Affiliates, Partnerships, and Teams

The American Osteopathic Association works closely with a number of groups to encourage growth of education, science and knowledge of osteopathic medicine. These groups provide a number of services by location, by specialty and within different areas of the osteopathic medical profession.

State & Regional Osteopathic Medical Associations

Each state has an osteopathic organization that represents the interests of DOs.

Osteopathic Specialty Groups

Organizations that represent the osteopathic specialty practices (Family Practice, OMT, Radiology, etc.).

Osteopathic Medical Schools

There are 33 accredited osteopathic medical schools offering instruction in 48 teaching locations throughout the United States.

Non-Practice Affiliates

Colleges, foundations, health care groups and other organizations that work closely with the AOA.