American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

AOA Specialty Certifying Boards

​Each specialty certifying board's website offers you complete details about your eligibility for certification, exam dates, requirements for maintaining certification, and recertification.

Anesthesiology (AOBA)
Claire Barnes, Certification Manager,142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611, (800) 621-1773, ext. 8279 aoba2@osteopathic.org

Dermatology (AOBD)
Renee Herron, Administrator, P.O. Box 493, Kirksville, MO 63501, (660) 349-9666, execdirector@aobd-derm.org

Emergency Medicine (AOBEM)
Josette Fleming, Executive Director, 8765 W. Higgins Rd., Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60631, (773) 724-3161, Fax (773) 724-3162 aobem@aol.com

Family Physicians (AOBFP)
Carol Thoma, Executive Director, 330 E. Algonquin Rd., Ste. 6, Arlington Heights, IL 60005, (847) 640-8477  aobfp@aobfp.org

Internal Medicine (AOBIM)
Gary L. Slick, DO, Executive Director, 1111 W. 17th St., Tulsa, OK 74107, (918) 561-1267  admin@aobim.org

Neurology & Psychiatry (AOBNP)
Sandy Elcock, Administrative Assistant, 2730 S. Val Vista Dr., #146, Gilbert, AZ 85296, (480) 650-3206  aobnp@att.net

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (AOBNMM)
Amber Rausch, Certification Coordinator, 3550 DePauw Blvd., Suite 1100, Indianapolis, IN 46268, (317) 879-1881 ext. 216 arausch@aobnmm.org

Jennifer Hausman, Certification Manager, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611, (800) 621-1773, ext. 8102  aobnm@osteopathic.org

Obstetrics & Gynecology (AOBOG)
Mary Cameron, Certification Manager, 142 E, Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611, (800) 621-1773, ext. 8271  aobog@aobog.org

Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology (AOBOO)
Alvin D. Dubin, DO, Executive Director; Debra Bailey, Administrative Director, 4764 Fishburg Rd., Suite F, Huber Heights, OH 45424,
(800) 575-2145  info@aoboo.org

Orthopedic Surgery (AOBOS)
Barbara Sharp, Executive Director, 800 Military St, Suite 800, Port Huron, MI 48060, (877) 982-6267  bsharp@aobos.org

Pathology (AOBPa)
Jennifer Hausman, Certification Manager, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611, (800) 621-1773, ext. 8102  aobpa@osteopathic.org

Pediatrics (AOBP)
Claire Barnes, Certification Manager, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611, (800) 621-1773,  ext. 8109  aobp@osteopathic.org

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AOBPMR)
Ellen Woods, Executive Director, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611, (800) 621-1773, ext. 8195  aobpmr@osteopathic.org

Preventive Medicine (AOBPM)
Ellen Woods, Executive Director, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611, (800) 621-1773, ext. 8195  aobpm@osteopathic.org 

Proctology (AOBPR)
Jennifer Hausman, Certification Manager, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611, (800) 621-1773, ext. 8102  proctology@osteopathic.org 

Radiology (AOBR)
Erin Maulsby, Certification Manager, 119 E. 2nd St., Milan, MO 63556, (660) 265-4011 erin@aobr.net

Surgery (AOBS)
Alvin D. Dubin, DO, Executive Director; Debra Bailey, Administrative Director, 4764 Fishburg Rd., Ste. F, Huber Heights, OH 45424, (800) 782-5355  info@aobs.org​​​​​​