It’s hard to believe that my term as AOA president will be ending in just a couple of weeks. Over the course of the year, I’ve had the chance to meet so many of you. I’ve traveled to more than 30 state osteopathic medical associations, osteopathic specialty societies and other organizations within the family. That’s along with the 29 colleges of osteopathic medicine, branch campuses and additional locations I visited. It’s been quite an experience having this opportunity and sharing a message that I believe stands for what we’re all about as a profession—"thinking osteopathically."
As my term as AOA president comes to an end, the time has also come to bid farewell to the AOA President’s Blog, which debuted six years ago. It has been a great avenue for open and, at times, heated discussions. While we’ll no longer have the blog, our online presence is as strong as ever. Friend us, follow us and join us in the social media realm. You’ll find us on Facebook, where we have a page for the profession and for the public. We’re also active on Twitter and LinkedIn. I urge you to stay connected to the AOA, as well as your peers, and continue the conversation through these platforms. And as I sign off on the AOA President’s Blog one last time, always remember to "think osteopathically."