American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

Resources for Osteopathic Research

OSTMED®: The Osteopathic Literature Database

The Osteopathic Literature Database is a bibliographic index to the osteopathic medicine literature. Sponsored by the American Osteopathic Association and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine.


The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA) is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific publication produced by the American Osteopathic Association. The JAOA can be accessed at If you're not a member or subscriber and would like to order a specific copy or get access to the archives, contact (800) 621-1773, ext. 8152.​​