OSTEOPATHIC BOARD CERTIFICATION

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Overview

Through the following components, board-certified physicians maintain Osteopathic Continuous Certification in the primary specialty of Anesthesiology.

To check your progress with OCC, please visit the AOA Physician Portal.

Active Licensure (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…

Lifelong Learning (Component 2) | Lifelong Learning/Continuing Medical Education

Component 2 of the Osteopathic Continuous Certification process requires recertifying physicians to pursue lifelong learning through continuing medical education. Read more…

Cognitive Assessment (Component 3) - General Anesthesiology | 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…

Cognitive Assessment (Component 3) - Pain Management – Anesthesiology | 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…

Practice Performance Assessment – PPA (Component 4) | Practice Performance Assessment & Improvement

Requires engagement in continuous quality improvement through comparison of personal practice performance measured against national standards for your medical specialty. Read more…