American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

AOA Membership

When you join the AOA, you're more than a member. ​You're family.

Serving as the professional family for more than 137,000 osteopathic physicians and medical students, the AOA works to advance the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine.


As an AOA member, you'll receive:

  • Access to the member value program from the AOA and our industry-leading business partners. Benefits include career planning tools, financial management resources and practice innovation savings programs.

  • Expert support and personalized guidance to help advance your practice and career.

  • Online tools and resources to help track your CME activity.

  • Resources to help you maintain compliance with e-maintenance of licensure and Osteopathic Continuous Certification.

  • Opportunities to develop leadership skills and advance the osteopathic profession through advocacy or service on one of the AOA's bureaus, councils or committees.

  • Credentialing verification for potential employers and managed care plans through AOA Physician Profiles.

  • Access to career opportunities through DO Jobs Online and the Opportunities database for residency positions.

  • Breaking news and research updates from The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, The DO, and more.


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