OSTEOPATHIC BOARD CERTIFICATION

Overview

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

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

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/CME (COLA Modules)

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

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