OSTEOPATHIC BOARD CERTIFICATION

Overview

Through the following components, board-certified physicians maintain Osteopathic Continuous Certification in the subspecialty of Pediatric and Adult Allergy and Immunology.

Component 1 | Active Licensure

AOA board-certified physicians must hold a valid, active license to practice medicine in one of the 50 states. Read more…

Component 2 | Lifelong Learning/Continuing Medical Education

To complete Component 2 requirements for OCC in the subspecialty of Pediatric and Adult Allergy and Immunology, a physician must fulfill 13 CME credits in Adult & Pediatric Allergy & Immunology during each three-year CME cycle. Read more…

Component 3 | Cognitive Assessment

Requires provision of one or more psychometrically valid and proctored examinations that assess a physician’s specialty medical knowledge, as well as core competencies in the provision of health care.  Read more…

Component 4 | Practice Performance Assessment & Improvement

Under Component 4 of the Osteopathic Continuous Certification process for the subspecialty of Pediatric and Adult Allergy and Immunology, physicians must complete one continuous quality improvement project every 10 years. Read more…

 

Component 5 | Continuous AOA Membership

By maintaining AOA membership and adhering to the AOA’s Code of Ethics, board-certified physicians strengthen their commitment to lifelong learning through continuous education. In addition, certified members participate in relevant specialty-specific educational activities. Read more…