American Osteopathic Association

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AOA Releases OMED 2012 Preliminary Program

May 31, 2012:

There's no question that the AOA's 117th Osteopathic Medical Conference & Exposition (OMED), to be held Oct. 7-11 in San Diego, has a lot to offer attendees. This year's conference will feature educational programming from 14 specialty colleges, the chance to network with other members of the osteopathic family, and up to 40.5 AOA Category A-1 CME credits. As an added bonus, all this will be happening in a vibrant, sunny city with a world-famous zoo.

For a preview of this year's conference events, consult the interactive OMED 2012 preliminary program, where you can find information on:

  • Registration
  • CME opportunities
  • Educational programming
  • The daily schedule of conference-wide events, including the AAOA-sponsored golf outing and 5K fun run/walk
  • Exhibitor highlights
  • Conference hotel partners and discounted United Airlines flights
  • Childcare services
  • San Diego tourism and entertainment

OMED 2012 Quick Facts


  • DOs can earn up to 26.5 AOA Category 1-A CME credits for attending the didactic programs and the conference joint closing session.

  • You can earn extra AOA Category 1-A CME credits for attending special conference-wide programs and breakfast seminars, for a total of up to 40.5 CME credits.


​​Visit the OMED 2012 registration page to register online or download a registration form. Completed paper forms may be returned via postal mail or fax.

  • Advanced registration: Forms must be received no later than Aug. 30.

  • Onsite registration: $105 will be added to the advanced registration fee. The last day for cancellations is Oct. 5.

  • Discounted rates are available for retired DOs, associate members, American Osteopathic Foundation members, and National Association of Osteopathic Foundation members; however, these registration types will not be eligible for CME credit.

  • Residents, fellows, interns and students must register, but may attend the conference for free.


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