American Osteopathic Association

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COCA Meeting Notification

Page Last Updated:  May 11, 2017


 Public Announcement


​The COCA will hold a public meeting from 6-8 p.m. CST on Monday, June 5, 2017, via a conference call, when the COCA commissioners will discuss and vote on three items that are available for review on the COCA website:

  1. COCA Standards not yet approved at the April 1-3, 2017, meeting (“Pulled Standards”); 

  2. New and Developing COM Accreditation Standards; and

  3. Substantive Change Submissions and Monitoring.

Public comments regarding these proposed documents will be accepted at until Sunday, May 28, 2017. During this public meeting, individuals may listen to the discussion addressing these issues but will not be able to participate in the meeting. The COCA vote will take place during this meeting. 

Attendees can register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the call. Registration ends at 9 a.m. CDT Monday, June 5, 2017.

The next regular meeting of the AOA Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) will be held on Friday, Aug. 25; Saturday, Aug. 26; and Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.