We provide the following basic standards and inspection workbooks for postdoctoral training programs as a valued resource for the osteopathic medical community. Information is organized by specialty college, with internship standards listed separately.
Please Note: These documents are officially submitted by the specialty colleges and have been approved by the Education Councils and AOA Board of Trustees. The AOA does not cross-check documents posted on specialty college websites.
The Basic Documents for Postdoctoral Training is the comprehensive document governing all aspects of AOA-approved postdoctoral training requirements. You may also view OGME years to completion by specialty.
Starting February 2016, all Institutional reviews will be evaluated using the Institutional Checklist. In addition, all program reviews must include with their crosswalk the Program Checklist Addendum. Reviews prior to February 2016 should utilitze the Institutional Review Crosswalk. Please visit our Program Site Reviews page to learn more.