American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

Proposed Policy Changes for Public Comment

Proposed changes to AOA policy are posted on the AOA website for a review and public comment period. Here's a look at items that are currently open for public comment.

Proposed Graduate Medical Education Standards

Proposed policy items are posted on the AOA website after each meeting of the Council on Postdoctoral Training for a 45-day review and comment period. 

Comments for the basic standards for family medicine postdoctoral training are open until June 25, 2017. Please email all comments to postdoc@osteopathic.org.


Proposed Changes: BOS Documents

BOS Handbook

Proposed changes to the Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists (BOS) Handbook are posted on the AOA website for a 30-day review and public comment period.

Comments for the BOS Handbook are open until July 14, 2017. Please email all comments to certification@osteopathic.org.


BOT Resolutions Submitted by BOS

Proposed AOA Board of Trustees Resolutions submitted by the BOS are posted on the AOA website for a 30-day review and public comment period. 

Comments for BOT resolutions 1-5 (below) are now closed. Please email any questions to boards@osteopathic.org.