American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

News & Osteopathic Publications

The American Osteopathic Association communicates with the rest of the osteopathic medical profession through a variety of online and print publications. Osteopathic physicians and osteopathic medical students can access AOA publications through the hyperlinks below, as well as through the electronic tables of contents that the AOA emails to DOs and students after each issue is published.

If you have difficulty accessing our publications or want to obtain a back copy of a print edition, call (800) 621-1773, ext. 8152, or email circulation@osteopathic.org.

  • The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA) is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the American Osteopathic Association. Its mission is to advance medicine through the timely publication of peer-reviewed osteopathic medical research.

  • JAOA Web programs provide continuing medical education to osteopathic physicians through such innovative formats as webcasts and virtual-patient programs.

  • The DO is an online publication that provides in-depth analyses of issues affecting osteopathic physicians and osteopathic medical students. The DO also offers news about the osteopathic medical profession and its members. Visit the publication’s online home to read its latest articles and to access its archived content.

  • AOA Health Watch is a continuing medical education publication that provides updates, treatment plans and news on such topics as diabetes mellitus, immunization and cardiovascular health.

  • AOA’s Women and Wellness is a CME publication dedicated to enhancing DOs’ abilities to provide health care to women.

  • The Whole Patient is devoted to total body health and disease prevention in adults. This CME publication is designed to enhance communication between osteopathic physicians and their patients and to update DOs on leading medical issues. 

  • Dialogue and Diagnosis ​emphasizes that improved dialogue with patients leads to better diagnoses and treatment plans. Included are tools physicians can use to enhance dialogue with their patients.

  • Monographs are independent publications that provide detailed information on medical topics of immediate relevance to osteopathic physicians and other health care professionals.​​​

 

 AOA Library

 

​The AOA's library is a historical resource center for osteopathic medicine. The library assists AOA members, staff, affiliates, students and outside parties with information on citations, the history of osteopathic medicine, historical events, authors who write on osteopathy, obituaries, AOA position statements, and biographical information. Contact the Library at info@osteopathic.org.