American Osteopathic Association

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AOA Specialty Certifying Boards and Conjoint Examination Committees

Each specialty certifying board and conjoint examination committee's website offers you complete details about your eligibility for certification, exam dates, requirements for maintaining certification, and recertification.

AOA Specialty Certifying Boards

Anesthesiology (AOBA)
Mary Cameron, Certification Manager, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611-2864, (800) 621-1773, ext. 8279, aoba2@osteopathic.org

Dermatology (AOBD)
Renee Herron, Administrator, P.O. Box 493, Kirksville, MO 63501, (660) 349-9666, execdirector@aobd.org

Emergency Medicine (AOBEM)
Josette Fleming, Executive Director, 8765 W. Higgins Rd., Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60631, (773) 724-3161, Fax (773) 724-3162, aobem@aol.com

Family Physicians (AOBFP)
Carol Thoma, Executive Director, 330 E. Algonquin Rd., Ste. 6, Arlington Heights, IL 60005, (847) 640-8477, aobfp@aobfp.org

Internal Medicine (AOBIM)
Gary L. Slick, DO, Executive Director, 1111 W. 17th St., Tulsa, OK 74107, (918) 561-1267, admin@aobim.org

Neurology & Psychiatry (AOBNP)
Libby Strong, Certification Manager, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611-2864, (800) 621-1773, ext. 8148, aobnp@osteopathic.org

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (AOBNMM)
Angi Beranek, Certification Manager, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611-2864, (800) 621-1773, ext. 8223, aobnmm@osteopathic.org

Nuclear Medicine (AOBNM)
Barb Sharp, Certification Manager, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611-2864, (877) 982-6267, aobnm@osteopathic.org

Obstetrics & Gynecology (AOBOG)
Mary Cameron, Certification Manager, 142 E, Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611-2864, (800) 621-1773, ext. 8271, aobog@osteopathic.org

Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology (AOBOO)
Alvin D. Dubin, DO, Executive Director; Debra Bailey, Administrative Director, 4764 Fishburg Rd., Suite F, Huber Heights, OH 45424, (800) 575-2145, info@aoboo.org

Orthopedic Surgery (AOBOS)
Barbara Sharp, Executive Director, 800 Military St, Suite 800, Port Huron, MI 48060, (877) 982-6267, bsharp@aobos.org

Pathology (AOBPa)
Libby Strong, Certification Manager, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611-2864, (800) 621-1773, ext. 8227, aobpa@osteopathic.org

Pediatrics (AOBP)
Angi Beranek, Certification Manager, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611-2864, (800) 621-1773, ext. 8267, aobp@osteopathic.org

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AOBPMR)
Kaitlin Baril, Certification Manager, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611-2864, (800) 621-1773, ext. 8226, aobpmr@osteopathic.org

Preventive Medicine (AOBPM)
Kaitlin Baril, Certification Manager, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611-2864, (800) 621-1773, ext. 8229, aobpm@osteopathic.org

Proctology (AOBPR)
Karin Best, Certification Manager, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611-2864, (800) 621-1773, ext. 8223, proctology@osteopathic.org 

Radiology (AOBR)
Karin Best, Certification Manager, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611-2864, (800) 621-1773, ext. 8072, aobr@osteopathic.org

Surgery (AOBS)
Alvin D. Dubin, DO, Executive Director; Debra Bailey, Administrative Director, 4764 Fishburg Rd., Ste. F, Huber Heights, OH 45424, (800) 782-5355, info@aobs.org

AOA Conjoint Examination Committees

Addiction Medicine

  • Please contact your participating primary specialty certifying board for information

  • Participating specialty certifying boards: Family Physicians, Internal Medicine and Neurology & Psychiatry

Allergy & Immunology

  • Please contact your participating primary specialty certifying board for information

  • Participating specialty certifying boards: Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Correctional Medicine

  • Ellen Woods, Associate Vice President, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611-2864, (800) 621-1773, ext. 8229, aobpm@osteopathic.org

  • Participating specialty certifying boards: Family Physicians, Internal Medicine and Neurology & Psychiatry, Preventive Medicine

Dermatopathology

  • Please contact your participating primary specialty certifying board for information

  • Participating specialty certifying boards: Dermatology and Pathology

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

  • Please contact your participating primary specialty certifying board for information

  • Participating specialty certifying boards: Family Physicians, Internal Medicine and Neurology & Psychiatry

Pain Medicine (AOCPMEC)

  • Ellen Woods, Associate Vice President, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611-2864, (800) 621-1773, ext. 8241, painmedicine@osteopathic.org

  • Participating specialty certifying boards: Family Physicians, Internal Medicine, Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Neurology & Psychiatry and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Sleep Medicine

  • Please contact your participating primary specialty certifying board for information

  • Participating specialty certifying boards: Family Physicians, Internal Medicine, Neurology & Psychiatry and Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Sports Medicine (AOCSMEC)

  • Kaitlin Baril, Certification Manager, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611-2864, (800) 621-1773, ext. 8241, sportsmedicine@osteopathic.org

  • Participating specialty certifying boards: Emergency Medicine, Family Physicians, Internal Medicine, Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Pediatrics and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine (UHM)

  • Jennifer Hausman, Certification Manager, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611-2864, (800) 621-1773, ext. 8241, aobpm@osteopathic.org

  • Participating specialty certifying boards: Family Physicians, Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine