American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

Continuing Medical Education

As an osteopathic physician, you're committed to the health and well-being of your patients and the general public. With AOA continuing medical education (CME) offerings, administered by the Council on Continuing Medical Education, you can:

  • Refine your skills

  • Deepen your understanding of the osteopathic medical profession

  • Meet ongoing certification requirements

  • Offer the best in patient care

Learn about CME options

All AOA members, other than those who are exempt, are required to participate in the CME program and to meet specified CME credit hour requirements. For detailed requirements, please consult the following:

CME Documentation (Category 1-A CME Credit)


 Handbook of the Council on CME


Download the procedural manual for the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education (CCME) and other AOA officers.


 Manage Your CME


Contact Us:
If you would like to speak with a CME Service Representative about your CME Activity Report, call (800) 621-1773, ext. 8262, or send an email to the CME department at  

​Report Your CME Credits:
Fax your CME credits to (312) 202-8202, Attention: Division of CME, or email attachments to Be sure to include your name and AOA ID.  


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